Cobourg, ON, August 26, 2011 - ARXX Building Products announces a number of key additions to the ARXX Sales Team adding depth and expertise. Michael Rosenblat has responsibility of driving all Canadian sales and business development efforts as Vice President Sales and Business Development for Canada and Ted Hartner has responsibility for all sales and business development activities in the United States as Vice President Sales and Business Development for the United States.
Michael Rosenblat brings with him more than 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development in the building industry. During his career, Michael established his own company, Voidform International Ltd. alongside his father, and after 12 successful years, sold the firm to Sonoco, a global provider of industrial and consumer packaging solutions, (NYSE:SON). “I’m excited to be part of the ARXX team and lead the Canadian sales strategy. From coast to coast there’s tremendous opportunity for ARXX, and with our strategic partnerships and business relationships, we’re better positioned than ever to service our customers and grow our business,” said Mr. Rosenblat.
Ted Hartner also brings a depth of experience and knowledge in construction and building materials for the commercial, residential and military sectors. Ted was most recently Vice President of Business Development at Worthington Construction Group, specializing in design/build framing solutions and part of Worthington Industries, a multi-billion dollar global company. “I am tremendously excited about the future of ARXX”, said Mr. Hartner, “and look forward to leading our US Sales Team to provide the level of excellence and professionalism that ARXX expects and our customers demand.”
ARXX has also made additions to the sales team that include seasoned professionals with deep domain expertise and solid relationships with critical channel partners. In Canada, John Slowski will be joining the ARXX team together with Howard Neufeld and Philip Costantini. In the United States, James Shupp and Joe Hurley have also joined the ARXX team.
“We recognize the need for strategically targeted and focused sales strategies. Both Canada and the United States are key markets that offer unique opportunities for the continued growth of our business,” said Gael Mourant, President & CEO of ARXX. “We’ve been working to streamline our operations, develop strategic partnerships and position ourselves for significant future growth. Adding the bench strength in Sales and Business Development demonstrates our commitment to provide best-in-class sales and support to our customers and channel partners. Having the right people in the right place is key to our success and needless to say we’re very optimistic about our future.” she added.
ARXX is a leading supplier of Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs) for green, energy-efficient residential and commercial construction. ARXX products have been used in more than 105,000 projects, representing 140 million square feet of walls and foundations throughout North America. ARXX products enable significant energy savings, greater comfort, security and quiet, and a faster build than conventional construction. ARXX products have been used in numerous LEED-certified projects receiving major industry and sustainability awards. Visit www.arxx.com for more information.