Wiha Tools Expands ‘Feet on the Street’ Program with the Appointment of Jeff Bennett

MONTICELLO, MN – 1/7/2019         

Jeff Bennett

Willi Hahn Corporation USA dba Wiha Tools is proud to announce Jeff Bennett as the Southwest Regional Sales Manager. Jeff is our latest addition to the ‘Feet on the street’ program, giving him the opportunity to build a broader awareness of Wiha’s brands and products. The growing territory of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico & Louisiana provides Wiha an opportunity to drive market share and support strategic customers in the Electrical, Industrial and Electronics channels of distribution with a direct resource.

Jeff joins the Wiha team with national brand senior sales leadership and manufactures representative experience in industrial and consumer products. Most recently Jeff was with DECRA Roofing where he was instrumental in growing business by focusing on field-based pull-through initiatives to drive business at key distributors and new accounts. Prior to DECRA, Jeff was with Lucy & Associates where he managed multiple channels for several leading electrical and hand tool brands.

“As we continue to expand our ‘Feet on the Street’ Jeff’s commitment to Wiha brings our team leadership a clear focus on driving sales across multiple customers and channels of distribution. His customer first approach and commitment to cultivating long term relationships will fit nicely with our mission of driving market share. He has a fantastic mix of independent, professional, industrial and box distribution experience,” said Wiha Tools Divisional President & Managing Director, Patrick Di Perno.

“Wiha’s reputation for quality, innovation and outstanding service in the industry makes my job of building market share and supporting our customers a heck of a lot easier. It is going to be exciting to be part of a team with focus and clear objectives,” said Jeff Bennett.

Jeff brings professional and interpersonal skills to further support our customers with brand development, product education, promotional and merchandising support at branch, store and dealer levels. Mr. Bennett is another example of Wiha’s commitment to investing in top notch professional resources and to insure the growth of the organization and support our 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 3000 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

About Wiha

Founded in 1939, Wiha has become a leading global manufacturer of hand tools and solutions for professional tradespeople and industrial markets. A host of awards underline that Wiha sets the standard in functionality, design, and quality.

As of 2015, Wiha is the first-hand tool manufacturer in the world to receive the internationally recognized AGR seal. This recognition confirms the effectiveness and benefits of Wiha’s innovative range of screwdrivers, torque tools, L-keys, bits, soft-head hammers, pliers, measuring tools and articulated hoses. Wiha’s innovative approach offers real added value and user benefits in terms of increased efficiency and functionality in everyday work.

The family owned company was recognized in 2016 as belonging to the TOP 100 most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany, and received the Manufacturing Excellence Award (MX Award) as the best German SME in 2014. Currently, over 900 Wiha employees manufacture and market award winning Wiha premium tools.

Media Contact

Wiha Tools USA

Willi Hahn Corporation

1348 Dundas Circle

Monticello, MN 55362

Media Relations: pr@wihatools.com


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