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Movers & Shakers: Stertil-Koni Welcomes Regional Sales Manger, Tri-State Enterprises Appoints COO

By SEMA News Editors

Stertil-Koni Welcomes New Regional Sales Manager

Industry veteran Jeff Sampson has joined Stertil-Koni USA, a provider of heavy-duty vehicle lifts headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland, as regional sales manager, the company announced.

Jeff Sampson

Jeff Sampson will succeed Rawn Roman, who is retiring after more than 25 years with Stertil-Koni.

Sampson brings more than two decades of capital equipment expertise to his new role and will cover a territory that includes the central United States. He succeeds Rawn Roman, who is retiring after more than 25 years with Stertil-Koni.

"This is a bitter-sweet day for us. On one hand, we will genuinely miss Rawn’s warmth and substantial business acumen," said Scott Steinhardt, Stertil-Koni general manager. "At that same time, Stertil-Koni is delighted to welcome Jeff, who brings more than 20 years of heavy-duty vehicle lift expertise and success as a Regional Sales Manager to our rapidly growing company. Jeff shares our keen focus on delivering the best in customer care and support and we know he will be an asset to our distributors, our customers and our company in general."

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Tri-State Enterprises Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Tri-State Enterprises has appointed Robert Pesiri as its new chief operating officer (COO).

Pesiri has 17 years of leadership experience in the aftermarket parts industry, the Arkansas-based distributor said.

"On behalf of the board and the entire Tri-State family, it is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of our new COO, Robert Pesiri, who brings a wealth of operational and technology experience in the aftermarket industry," said Tristan Taylor, CEO of Tri-State Enterprises. "The execution of our strategy across product offering, cataloging, customer service, and rapid deliveries is core to our success. We look forward to working with Rob to continue to improve such execution, build even stronger connectivity with our vendors and customers, and drive continued growth for all stakeholders."

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