Joe Masters
Joe Masters

Charlotte, N.C. - Charlotte-based sia Abrasives, Inc. USA (sia USA) is pleased to announce that Joseph Masters has been named “Marketing Manager” effective March 26th, 2012. Additionally, starting in April, Tommy Scott, Walker Eastham, and Joshua Harris will join the company as Territory Sales Managers.

In his role as marketing manager, Masters will be responsible for public relations, promotions, sales tools, advertising, and electronic media for this business segment. Additionally, he will coordinate all market research. Masters earned an MBA from St. Louis University, a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri, and has 10 years of sales and marketing experience in positions of increasing responsibility.

sia Abrasives Inc. USA Expands Sales and Marketing Force“sia USA continues to invest in the US market as we expand operations and strengthen our market position,” said General Manager, Joseph Smith. “We’re pleased to have Masters, Scott, Eastham, and Harris as part of our team. They bring the right combination of knowledge and experience that is fundamental to our efforts, and helps ensure the continued steady expansion of our revenue stream.”

sia Abrasives Inc. USA Expands Sales and Marketing ForceAs the southern territory sales manager, Scott will manage sales in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. A graduate of the University of North Alabama with a BS in Business, Scott has more than 15 years of experience in the welding industry and previously was president of Alabama Welding Supply.

Eastham will focus sales efforts in the Northeast, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Eastham graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a BS in Business and has eight years of distribution and sales experience.

sia Abrasives Inc. USA Expands Sales and Marketing ForceHarris will oversee sales for the Texas region. With an Associates degree in Business and Accounting, Harris brings 12 years of sales experience to the sia USA team, with over four years in the abrasives market.

Source: sia Abrasives

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