Rampone and Reynolds Promoted at Ferraz Shawmut
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374 Merrimac St.
Newburyport, MA, 01950
Press release date: February 5, 2009
Fred Rampone, Vice President, Distributor Sales Stephen Reynolds, Vice President, Strategic Accounts
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (February 5, 2009) - Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of electrical protection, recently announced the promotion of Fred Rampone to vice president, distributor sales and Stephen Reynolds to vice president, strategic accounts.
Rampone will manage the regional management team and distributor sales within the United States. He has been with Ferraz Shawmut for more than 13 years, holding the positions of regional OEM development manager, region sales manager and regional vice president. Prior to joining the company, he held positions with Powell Electrical Manufacturing Company and G&W Electric.
Reynolds will manage the deployment of corporate-wide resources to provide comprehensive product and service solutions to strategic accounts. Twelve years ago, Reynolds joined Ferraz Shawmut as a direct salesman in Georgia and worked his way through the ranks as a southeast district manager, manager of strategic accounts, and now to vice president of strategic accounts. Prior to joining the company, he was a marketing manager with Kearney and a field service engineering manager with GE-Hitachi.
"Both Fred and Steve will use their valuable experience with our company to help Ferraz Shawmut continue our strong market share growth and strengthen our leadership position in the electrical protection industry," said Jim Kosciolek, Ferraz Shawmut, Vice President of Sales, Americas.
About Ferraz Shawmut
Ferraz Shawmut has been a leader in circuit protection for industry and the electrical market for more than 100 years. With a complete line of current-limiting fuses and accessories, Ferraz Shawmut prides itself on delivering innovative, problem-solving products like the Thermally Protected Metal Oxide Varistor (TPMOV), the SmartSpot® open-fuse indicator, Amp-Trap 2000® fuses, UltraSafeE(TM) fuse holders, Protistor® semiconductor fuses and Select-A-Fuse® software. Two of the company's latest innovations are its new line of Amp-Trap® High-Speed Class J (HSJ) fuses, engineered specifically for the protection of today's sensitive electronic motor controllers, and the industry's first line of Finger-Safe Power Distribution Blocks (FSPDBs), delivering the ultimate in safety and ease-of-use when making power connections in electrical panels. Ferraz Shawmut, LLC, is a subsidiary of the Carbone Lorraine Groupe. For more information, contact the company by phone at (978) 462-6662 or visit http://us.ferrazshawmut.com.
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