Sharpsville, PA (August 1, 2008) - Cattron Group International (Cattron), a leading global manufacturer of industrial wireless remote control products and aftermarket services for the material handling, mining, commercial, mobile and rail markets, announced today the assignment of Martin Chen as Marketing & Sales Manager-China located at the Shanghai, China affiliate office.
Reporting to Jim Robertson Executive Director-Business Development for Cattron Group International, Chen is responsible for providing leadership and direction for all of Cattron's marketing and sales operations in China. He will develop new strategic business relationships, expand Cattron's Distributor sales network in China by adding additional distributors as well as work directly with major key accounts within China.
Chen has over 16 years experience in the Industrial market as well as over 12 years experience in Sales and Marketing. He holds a Master's degree in Business Administration- Managerial Science and Engineering from Webster University in St. Louis, MO. He previously worked for US and German based companies where he gained significant experience building distributor networks in China.
"It is my honor to join Cattron Group International. China has great market potential for industrial wireless remote control products and with CGI's support in bringing the latest technology and solutions to China, I will strive to steadily grow this business. CGI is willing to make new friends and strengthen our relationships with existing ones; to cooperate with all parties (Material Handling, Mining and Railways) interested in improving their operations by using industrial wireless remote control," states Chen.
"We are extremely pleased that Martin has elected to join the Cattron team. His experience brings invaluable expertise to Cattron," says Jim Robertson. "We are looking forward to working with him to help us grow our business in China. He is responsible for increasing our Industrial, Mining and Rail sales through existing and new OEM, Dealer and Distributor channels. In addition to expanding our sales network Martin's responsibilities include providing leadership and direction for all our marketing and sales operations in China; developing new strategic business relationships, and working directly with major accounts within China."
With well over 60 years of radio frequency (RF) and industrial wireless remote control experience, Cattron Group companies have a total installed base of over 125,000 remote control systems throughout the world. Its products are suitable for all industries including railroads, construction, shipyards, mining, aerospace, steel, military, agriculture, shipping, material handling, utility vehicles and many more.
The Cattron Group International subsidiary companies have operations in the USA, Canada, UK, South Africa, Brazil, Europe, and China and are supported by an extensive sales and distribution network throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. World Headquarters are located at 58 West Shenango St., Sharpsville, PA, 16150, USA. More information on the company and its products is available by calling +1 (724) 962-3571 or on the Internet at www.cattrongroup.com .
Cattron Group International
58 West Shenango St
Sharpsville PA 16150
Contact: Jim Robertson