Triangle Package Machinery Company has named Gene Gallagher as its new regional sales manager - Southwest Region. Gene joined Triangle in 1996 and has excelled in field service for numerous Triangle customers in the Southwest region. He replaces John McCall, who has retired from Triangle Package Machinery.
During his tenure with Triangle Package Machinery, Gene has developed numerous strong relationships with food processors and other customers throughout the Southwest area of the United States, particularly those in the pasta, shrimp, seafood, poultry and meat industries. Prior to Triangle Package Machinery, he worked as a plant manager for an IQF vegetable co-packer, and served in the US Air Force for 10 years.
Gene will cover Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. He lives in the Arlington, Texas area.
"Over the years, Gene has build an outstanding rapport with our customers, and we know he will continue to offer dedicated customer service and support," says Ralph Hernandez, VP - sales & Marketing, triangle. "We are very pleased to be able to promote Gene to this role in Triangle Package Machinery, and know he will help us grow this important market."
The company has also named David Hart as its new Regional Sales Manager - Southeast Region.
David has more than 15 years' experience selling vertical form fill seal baggers and other packaging solutions. During his tenure in the packaging industry, he has developed numerous strong relationships with food processors and other customers throughout the Southeast area of the United States, particularly those in the powders, bakery, coffee, and confectionery markets.
Based in the Atlanta area, David will cover Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome David Hart to the Triangle team," says Ralph Hernandez, VP - sales & marketing. "David's extensive industry knowledge—as well as his work ethic and positive reputation throughout the Southeast—will help us to grow sales in this important market."