Phillips adds to global sales force

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Phillips Industries has hired Tom Pittam to fill the new position of global sales pepresentative – Asia, responsible for continuing Phillips’ growing presence in the Asia region. Pittam brings to Phillips more than 30 years of experience working in the transportation sector in the Far East.

For 12 years immediately prior to joining Phillips, he was technical director and marketing manager for Yonming Auto and Industrial Equipment, a parts distributor located in Kuala Lumpur, where he was responsible for expanding the distribution of North American and European branded truck parts throughout Southeast Asia.

“In order to grow our business in Southeast Asia, it was important for us to have experienced people on the ground representing the Phillips brand,” Travis Hopkey, global business development manager, “Tom brings an invaluable background versed in both the region’s cultural customs as well as the requirements of the local transportation industry. This experience should serve us well.”