Wiha Tools Canada is proud to announce the addition of Mr. Elias Konstantopoulos as the Regional Sales Manager. This position plays a key role in the continuing growth of the Canadian market. The addition of Elias will support the strategic expansion of our customers in the electrical, industrial, and electronic channels.
Elias’s professionalism and enthusiasm will support Wiha’s objective to support brand development by providing product education, strategic planogramming and distributor support .
Konstantopoulos’ Previous Experience
Mr. Konstantopoulos joins Wiha Tools with extensive experience in sales leadership, relationship building, account management, and understanding customer needs. Most recently, Elias was with STI Canada, where he was instrumental in growing the Canadian business by actively engaging with customers to drive business with key distributors and new accounts. Before STI, Elias was with Stanley Black & Decker where he conducted end-user visits with key distributors to promote sales growth and performance. Elias was also a part of the HILTI Canada team prior to Stanley Black & Decker, where he managed the sales process by understanding customer strategies, forecasting new business, and managing the sales funnel.
“Elias joins the growing North American Wiha sales team with a clear focus on driving sales and providing solutions to our Canadian distributor partners. With his tremendous experience, passion and eagerness to support our network, this will further grow our foothold within the Canadian market. Elias’s positive outlook, combined with his professionalism and building long term relationships, will fit nicely with our mission of growing the Canadian market.Elias’s commitment to Wiha Tools will add to our team’s leadership and professionalism,” said Wiha Tools Vice President of Sales, Mihran Egavian.
“I am extremely excited to be a part of a professional company that not only focuses on manufacturing premium quality and innovation but also puts the customers first and invests in the growth of the Canadian market. I enjoy listening to customers, understand their needs and provide them with the best possible solutions. Building things is my passion, and I am ready to service, maintain and grow Wiha’s position within the Canadian market,” said Elias Konstantopoulos.
The addition of Elias to the sales team is another example of Wiha’s commitment to investing in top-notch professional resources to ensure the growth of the organization and support to their distribution partners.
About Willi Hahn Corporation
Willi Hahn Corporation USA dba Wiha Tools is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wiha Werkzeuge Gmbh Schonach Germany. Beginning in 1985, Wiha Tools has developed into the largest subsidiary of Wiha Worldwide. Offering over 3500 products from our Monticello, Minnesota based North American Headquarters servicing all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America. www.wihatools.com & www.wihatools.ca
Founded in 1939, Wiha has become a leading global manufacturer of hand tools and solutions for professional tradespeople and industrial markets. Currently, over 1000 Wiha employees manufacture and market award-winning Wiha premium tools. A host of awards underline that Wiha has set the standard in functionality, design, and quality.
The family-owned company is recognized, as a TOP 100 most innovative medium-sized German enterprise and received the Manufacturing Excellence Award (MX Award) as the best German SME (Small Medium Enterprise). Wiha is the first hand tool manufacturer in the world to receive the internationally recognized AGR (Aktion Gesunder Rücken) seal of approval. This recognition confirms the effectiveness and benefits of Wiha’s range of screwdrivers, torque tools, L-keys, bits, soft-head hammers, pliers, and measuring tools. Wiha’s innovative approach offers real added value and user benefits in terms of increased efficiency and functionality in everyday work. www.wiha.com
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