We are pleased to announce the promotion of Bill Hawthorne to Executive Director of Marketing & Business Development. Bill Joined S&H Systems an integrator located in Jonesboro, Arkansas & Atlanta, Georgia, 3 years ago and has progressively advanced through more responsible positions in both Advertising & Sales Departments, where he has played a key role during our transition to our newly acquired sales and marketing technology. Bill's new responsibilities include the overall management of all strategic and operational marketing and customers relationship activities.
Bill has held positions as Vice President with Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc., one of the most well know and largest manufacturing of conveyor packaging handling hardware in North and South America. Bill was with Hytrol Conveyor Company for 17 years. His responsibilities included Aviation, Tech Center, Issue Resolution, Quality & Advertising and supported the growth of 80 domestic distributors and 23 international distributors. Bill's involvement in growing new distributor increased which doubled company sales. In addition, he also trained and promoted through advertising of new products which helped increase the companies market share.
Prior to Hytrol Bill worked with Conveyors & Drives in Atlanta, Georgia for 24 years. The position he held there was Vice President of Sales and Secretary. Bill managed 1800 resale dealers and the sales staff. Bill coordinated all sales training and factory training for the sales department. Bill was involved in every event that helped the growth while at C&D.
Bill's has proven himself a committed company advocate in every position he has held throughout his career. His ongoing dedication and hard work has proven to be a successful career path that has resulted in achieving many accomplishments. Bill came to S&H Systems an integrator company with 45 years of experience and knowledge in the Material Handling Automation Industry.
Please join us in congratulating Bill on his promotion and welcoming him to the new position.
President, S&H Systems