Regional Sales Manager @ Currently manage the SouthEast Region for Aftermarket sales, Service and Repairs. Predominantly in the Power Industry, but I also manage the Aftermarket and Follow-On for New Construction Projects originating from the EPC's in the Houston area. From March 2012 to Present (3 years 10 months) Houston, Texas AreaArea Manager @ Responsible for the
Regional Sales Manager @ Currently manage the SouthEast Region for Aftermarket sales, Service and Repairs. Predominantly in the Power Industry, but I also manage the Aftermarket and Follow-On for New Construction Projects originating from the EPC's in the Houston area. From March 2012 to Present (3 years 10 months) Houston, Texas AreaArea Manager @ Responsible for the sales and service of CCI severe service control products within the Power and Oil & Gas Industries for the Houston Territory, Gulf Coast Territory and the South Territory. From October 2010 to March 2012 (1 year 6 months) National Sales Manager - Power @ Manage sales and service for the Power Industry for North America. Working with Regional Sales Managers, Representatives and stocking distributors to promote metal seated ball valves for the Power Industry. Severe service applications for high temperatures and erosive applications. Metal seated ball valves with a 4 year service warranty. From June 2009 to April 2011 (1 year 11 months) Regional Sales Manager @ * Responsible for specific end users and distributors in the immediate Houston area for oil & gas production and transmission.
* Responsible for all of West Texas, East Texas, Louisiana, Mexico and South America.
* Revised and Americanized marketing literature.
* Developed plans for increasing current sales volume of ball valves
by more than 33% in 2008.
* Increased customer and distributor awareness of the products and
applications (i.e. cryogenics, subsea, High temp, etc.) through
* Trained Kuka staff in more up to date methods of selling and
marketing the products, including developing distributor
price sheets and inventory updates, and website development. From January 2008 to November 2008 (11 months) Vice President @ From 2003 to 2008 (5 years) International Sales Manager & Partner @ * Initiated International business, focusing on Oil & Gas Products.
* Developed private labeled products manufactured in China and
* Managed Gulf Coast sales efforts for offices in Houston, Corpus
Christi, Buffalo and Longview.
* Developed products for the Oil & Gas industry. These include
hydraulic shutdown systems, and remote monitoring and
control devices at the wellhead.
* Worked with Corporate accounts for product and vendor
acceptance for pipelines. From February 2006 to December 2007 (1 year 11 months) Director of Sales & Marketing @ From 2003 to 2006 (3 years) Supervisor Aftermarket Sales - The Americas @ From 2002 to 2003 (1 year) Account Sales Manager @ From 1996 to 2002 (6 years) Vice President @ From 1995 to 1998 (3 years) Sr. Sales Manager @ From 1993 to 1996 (3 years) Sales Manager @ From 1978 to 1988 (10 years) Sales Coordinator @ From 1974 to 1978 (4 years)
Bachelor's degree, Mechanical Engineering @ Texas Tech University From 1971 to 1974 Coahoma High School From 1966 to 1969 Tom Rutledge is skilled in: Valves, Pipelines, Instrumentation, Energy, Control Valves, Petroleum, Downstream Oil & Gas, Automation, Customer Service, Contractors, Compliance, International Sales, Key Account Management, Project Management, Networking, Oil/Gas
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