Kimball Office General Manager and Kimball International Vice President Mike Wagner has announced two key promotions in the company’s sales leadership.
Joe Roberts has been promoted to Kimball Office’s new Director of Sales for the East. He will provide direction, support, and motivation to sales associates, dealers, and key influencers in an effort to drive demand at the end user level. Roberts’ responsibilities will include the eastern United States, eastern Canada, and the Caribbean. He brings tremendous leadership experience to the position with a strong focus on business development, sales, marketing, distribution, and people and customer development. Roberts has been with Kimball Office since 1983.
Stan Wendholt is replacing Roberts as the Kimball Office Region Manager for the Midwest. He will provide direction, support, and motivation to sales associates and dealers in an effort to grow and facilitate brand awareness with influencers in unique and interesting ways. The Midwest region includes Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Wendholt has been with Kimball Office since 1991, beginning in an internal sales support role before fully transitioning to a direct sales role in 2004.
“These promotions are reflective of our organization’s ability to work with and develop talent internally,” said Wagner. “Having the right leadership mentality and people in place as we continue to make organizational improvements are key to our company’s future. I commend both Joe and Stan for their dedication and commitment to Kimball Office and congratulate them on their promotions.”
Roberts and Wendholt officially assumed their new roles on Wednesday, May 7.