Creswell Richardson Announces 2 New Hires

Friday, October 4, 2013

Creswell Richardson, a Chattanooga-based industrial distribution company, has continued its trend of growth with the announcement of two additional hires. Ray Webb has been welcomed as the outside sales manager and Amy Brant as the communications coordinator. 

“The creation of these two positions will allow Creswell Richardson to build on the growth we have been experiencing,” said CEO Rob Creswell, “while continuing our mission to work diligently to give more than our customers expects and supply quality merchandise when, or before, needed.”

Mr. Webb comes to Creswell Richardson with 11 years of sales experience. He has earned corporate recognition for his outstanding management performance. Mr. Webb is “looking forward to a position where my diverse strengths and achievements in management, sales, marketing and customer service will continue to generate revenue growth for Creswell Richardson while making sure our customers are provided expert knowledge and service”

“Communication is the largest barrier that all companies face, both externally and internally,” said Steve Lewis, general manager and COO. “A communications coordinator will allow Creswell Richardson to reach out to our suppliers, our customers and even our employees and assure them that we provide a better value, better service and a full range of products.” 

Ms. Brant will use this position to improve communications in every link in the supply chain. “With my five years of marketing and sales experience while caring for small business in Chattanooga, I will continue to creating an environment where our distributors’ needs and customers’ needs are met,” she said.

Creswell Richardson is a distributor of bearings, power transmission products, electrical components, automation control devices, packaging equipment and mechanical and electrical engineered solutions. It is a member owner of IDC-USA, a nationally-owned cooperative of independent distributors with more than 280 locations across the United States carrying more than $1 billion in inventory.  With Tech Craft Automation and Creswell ETO Systems, customers are provided customized electrical, power transmission and mechanical engineering solutions.



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