ON JULY 8, GENERAL BEARING CORPORATION APPOINTED Jeffrey J. Williams to the position of Director, Sales and Marketing, Distribution Division. He will be responsible for field sales activities in addition to the further development of active programs at the corporate levels of major distributors. Commenting on the Division's future, Mr. Williams said, "General Bearing Corporation's commitment to value, quality, and service makes this a unique opportunity. I am eager to contribute to the growth of this Division and the overall performance of the Company."
Jeff brings ten-plus years of sales management experience from the Emerson Power Transmission Company, a subsidiary of Emerson Electric. Starting with Emerson in the late 80's, he carved a successful and reputable career in sales. By the mid 90's he was appointed Northeast Regional Sales Manager. In this position, he proved his managerial expertise by staffing, training and supporting a sales force of 10 District Managers who, under his direction, surpassed all sales objectives. Additionally, he was instrumental in increasing profitability and establishing and cultivating sales strategies and business plans.