Werner Funke, president of Renk Corporation, has announced the appointment of Tony Xanthos as sales manager, bearings division.
Mr. Xanthos will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the bearings throughout the U.S. Prior to joining Renk, he was a regional sales manager for Applied Engineering Company in South Carolina.
He also spent five years in Brazil as a sales and marketing manager for Ingersoll-Rand Industria E Commercio. He brings to Renk more than nine years of experience with international and domestic companies.
Mr. Xanthos holds a BA degree in mathematics from Queens College, and bachelor and master of science degrees from Columbia University.
Renk Corporation, the American member of the multi-national conglomerate, the GHH Group, supplies bearings, gears, and transmissions for the major capital goods industries. The South Carolina Renk plant was established recently to meet the increasing demand for Renk products and services in the U.S.
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