The promotions of Todd Ziegler and Joseph Kapp were recently announced by East Penn Manufacturing. Mr Ziegler has been promoted to the position of Assistant Manager of Sales Programs and Coordination. Mr. Kapp has been promoted to the position of Account Executive, Original Equipment Sales.
Mr. Ziegler will be responsible for the coordination of sales divisions’ program and pricing. He joined East Penn in 1990 as a Sales Trainee. Ziegler graduated from Shippensburg University acquiring a degree in Accounting. Since then he has been promoted to Feeder Sales, City Salesman, and Account Executive, Commercial Batteries.
Mr. Kapp will be responsible for sales and sales programs related to starting batteries for Original Equipment customers. In addition, he will have other responsibilities for special projects at the Corporate Office.
Mr. Kapp started in 1980 as a Route Salesman and later became a Branch Manager. In 1995 he was promoted to District Manager of Taylor Blackburn & Joy warehouse in Southbend, Indiana. He will be relocating to Fleetwood, PA.
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’s web site at www.dekabatteries.com.