The promotions of Doug Kubinak (top picture) and Bruce Herman (bottom picture) were recently announced by East Penn Manufacturing. Mr Kubinak has been promoted to the position of Director of Sales, Branded Automotive Batteries. Mr. Herman has been promoted to the position of National Sales Manager, Branded Automotive Batteries.
Doug KubinakMr. Kubinak will assume responsibility for Branch and Subsidiary operations, as well as, Branded Automotive Battery Sales. In addition, he will be supporting multi-national customers with direct responsibility for certain National Accounts.
Mr. Kubinak joined East Penn in 1985 as a Sales Trainee. He graduated from Shippensburg University acquiring a degree in Business Management. Since then he has been promoted to Feeder Sales, City Salesman, Account Executive O.E. Sales and to his most recent position of Sales Manager – Private Brands, Automotive Batteries.
Bruce HermanMr. Herman, in addition to having regional branch and subsidiary operation responsibility for the Northeast region, will assume overall responsibility for National Account Sales for distribution through East Penn’s branch system.
Mr. Herman and his team will focus their efforts on obtaining new additional business for the company’s extensive branch network.
Mr. Herman joined East Penn in 1986 as a Sales Trainee. He graduated from Kutztown University acquiring a degree in Business Management. Since then he has been promoted to Feeder Salesman, Route Salesman, City Salesman, Warehouse Sales Supervisor, Assistant Sales Manager and his most recent position as Sales Manager.
East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the automotive, industrial, marine, telecommunications, commercial, and stationary markets. The company’s quality systems for its entire 480-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949:2002 requirements. The company’s Wire and Cable division has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System requirements. The company claims to have the largest, most modern single-site manufacturing facility in the world. For more information contact East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyon Station, PA 19536 or visit the company web site at .www.dekabatteries.com