MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Trailer Wizards has appointed Arthur Christakos to vice-president of the company's Ontario Region. Despite being Christakos’ first position at Trailer Wizards, officials he say brings nine years of experience as a...
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Trailer Wizards has appointed Arthur Christakos to vice-president of the company’s Ontario Region.
Despite being Christakos’ first position at Trailer Wizards, officials he say brings nine years of experience as a direct sales representative, handling some of Canada’s largest and best-known customers. He has seven years as a systems sales manager, providing advanced, high storage density/productivity material handling supply chain solutions to a variety of industries from large grocery and retail giants to hospitals, pharmaceutical and electronic verticals.
He also brings with him 13 years at VP level, managing teams of teams up to 150 people in sales, administration, marketing, training, responsible for up to 140 million in revenue. As a member of the executive leadership team, Christakos participated in all strategic planning for the company which included changing from a branch system to regional governance, compliance with JSOX (Japanese level Sarbanes Oxley), managing through three major recessions, implementing a company-wide ERP system, and incentive compensation restructuring among many others.
“We are pleased to have Arthur on board with us. He brings fresh ideas, as well as strong people skills. He also is a pro at managing teams and his sales and marketing know-how is a prefect addition to all we have to offer. We look forward to the future,” said Doug Vanderspek, president of Trailer Wizards.
“This industry is the key backbone to the entire supply chain that gets products to market which, in large part, drives the economy,” Christakos said. “It is exciting to be part of that especially with a dynamic company with the ambition to lead the trailer industry. I look forward to joining Trailer Wizards and contributing to the company’s growth. It’s great to be with a winner.”
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