A new senior appointment has been announced by BOFA Americas to meet the increasing demand for the company’s industrial dust and fume extraction technology.
The Illinois-based subsidiary of BOFA International has seen rapid growth from across the USA, Canada, Mexico and South America and its appointment of Darrell Stephens as new regional sales manager for the Southwest region will support the company’s successful growth strategy.
Stephens joins BOFA with over 15 years’ experience in the Co2 laser, fibre laser and mechanical marking industry and has held a number of senior sales positions at companies distributing universal laser systems, vision marking systems and BOFA fume extractors.
In his new role, he will collaborate with OEMs, 20 distributors and nine dealers to increase BOFA product sales and identify new strategic partnerships.
Stephens said: “I am the new guy on the BOFA team and the warm and friendly welcome is greatly appreciated. I already feel the new job is exceeding my expectations and I believe my past experiences and BOFA’s rapid growth will create a great future.”
John Podwojski, BOFA Americas general manager, added: “We are proud to welcome Darrell to the BOFA Americas team. His industry expertise will help BOFA continue its rapid growth path and reinforce its position as the global leader in fume and dust extraction technology.”
Stephens lives in Gilbert, Arizona and is married with two sons, a daughter and three granddaughters. Outside of work, Stephens is a novice tournament poker player.