Seattle-based Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC recently hired Don Hatch as industrial sales representative for its Midwest region.
In this position, Hatch is responsible for solving the suspended access and safety challenges of power plant and industrial facility owners in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri and surrounding areas.
Recognized with numerous accolades and awards for driving outstanding sales results and for his customer service skills, Hatch brings more than15 years of sales and management experience to Spider. In his most recent position as regional sales manager with Clyde Bergemann Power Group – Americas, Don led his territory to increase sales by 10 percent and was instrumental in discovering more than $1 million in new opportunities.
Hatch has also been credited with motivating and training his sales staff to secure numerous new accounts and by successfully strengthening relationships in the existing customer base.
“This position creates an opportunity to provide our customers with better access solutions by building strategic alliances with our industrial customers,” said John Sotiroff, vice president of Spider sales. “Don’s skill set, dedication to the customer, and knowledge of the Spider business and industrial markets makes him a perfect fit for this important role.”
Founded in 1947, Spider, created the powered suspended access business by introducing the Spider basket. Spider, No. 70 on the RER 100, is the largest manufacturer and distributor of access and safety solutions in North America.