Hellebuyck Named Tanaka Sales Manager
Tanaka announced that Douglas Hellebuyck has been promoted to national sales manager. Hellebuyck, who has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the outdoor power equipment industry, will be responsible for directing Tanaka’s sales efforts through its distribution network and managing the field sales personnel.
Hellebuyck came to Tanaka in November 2002 as Tanaka’s eastern regional sales manager. Prior to that, he was the national commercial sales and training manager for Snapper, Inc., responsible for product training and partnership relations. In addition, he worked for one of Tanaka’s distributors as both a sales representative and a product manager.