Chicago, Illinois, May 17, 2010 — scil animal care company, inc., a global organization focused on providing high quality veterinary medical equipment, is proud to announce three new internal promotions! scil employees Mike Gilliland, Heather Sabyan, and Rob Twyning have accepted promotions and are poised to meet the challenges of augmenting scil partnerships, increasing sales and furthering company brand awareness.
Mike Gilliland has been promoted to Key Accounts Manager and brings over 10 years of veterinary industry experience to this new position. He began his career with Heska in 1999 as a Territory Manager. He had the opportunity to sell the Spotchem EZ Chemistry Analyzer, now part of the scil product portfolio, and worked closely with industry distributors during his five years there. He focused the next several years on collaborating with a new company selling products such as ultrasound equipment and vital signs monitors for the vet market. He joined the scil team in January of 2010 and is now moving forward in his new sales role. The Key Accounts Manager is responsible for building scil’s distributor network and collaborating with them to increase sales and customer service. “I’m excited to build new distributor relationships, as well as strengthen our existing distributor partnerships. Working together will allow us to better serve our customers as scil continues to grow its diverse products and services portfolio” said Mike Gilliland, Key Accounts Manager, scil animal care company, USA.
Heather Sabyan has been promoted to scil’s Marketing and Communications Manager and brings many years of company branding, design expertise and marketing strategy to her new role. Heather began her professional career in 2003 at the Cintas Corporation where she learned the business fundamentals of design and marketing. Her next opportunity took her to the American Hardware Manufacturers Association where she was responsible for re-branding the association’s trade shows, events and publications, as well as designing and launching integrated marketing campaigns. Heather accepted a position with scil animal care company in October 2009. She has now been tasked with building a marketing department to support new business opportunities, as well as strengthen and support scil’s national sales team with quarterly promotions and marketing materials. “scil has accomplished great things in the last seven months. The company’s growth is moving so fast, it has resulted in a strong demand for advertising, public relations, product brochures and increased customer and distributor support. The marketing team is excited about the future and definitely up to the challenge!” said Heather Sabyan, Marketing and Communications Manager, scil animal care company.
Rob Twyning has been promoted to scil’s National Sales Manager and brings many successful years in the industry as scil’s top-selling Territory Manager. Rob joined scil animal care company in 2005 and has been on the fast-track ever since. He started as the Midwest Territory Manager, leading scil sales every quarter. He then became Senior Territory Manager, accepting the challenge of exceeding corporate expectations in sales and professionalism. Rob has achieved exemplary numbers each quarter, year after year, and has truly earned his new role as National Sales Manager. He now has the responsibility of building and strengthening the outside and inside sales teams, guiding and educating them daily, and tasking them with sales goals to position scil as the leading support, technology and solution provider for the north American veterinary market. “Over the next six months, my focus will be to create a powerhouse sales force, partnering our inside and outside sales teams and challenging them to achieve their goals by working together. I will also be collaborating with Mike Gilliland to grow and strengthen the relationships between scil’s Territory Managers and our distribution partners, which will ultimately result in exceeding sales and customer expectations” said Rob Twyning, National Sales Manager, scil animal care company.
About scil animal care company:
scil animal care company is an international organization, with 22 company locations throughout Europe and Asia, and is dedicated to delivering animal health professionals high quality medical equipment. We understand that high quality products are not enough in today’s modern veterinary laboratory. Post-acquisition in-hospital training, support and service make the critical difference to the ongoing performance of the instrument, as well as its financial contribution to the veterinary practice.
scil animal care company is here to support you! scil offers chemistry analyzers, hematology analyzers, vital signs monitors, surgical power tools by Aesculap, analyzer reagents, TPLO blade sharpening, accessories, and more! scil is also proud to service the industry with impeccable customer service, 24/7 telephone technical support, on-site equipment installations, equipment training, and continuing education.
For more information about scil animal care company, visit our web site at www.scilvet.com.
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