Spider, a division of SafeWorks llc, recently hired two district sales representatives for its Houston location. John Amick and Bill Sherer are responsible for solving the suspended access and safety challenges of contractors and facility owners in the Houston area.
Amick has more than 20 years of business development and management experience in the regional and national heavy equipment rental industry. As area branch manager with United Rentals Trench Safety Division in Houston, Amick’s consistent revenue, PBT and EBIT growth set records in 2005 and 2007.
Prior to working with United Rentals Amick held the position of director, contract services for Managed Services Group, where he was responsible for securing long-term contractual agreements totaling $45 million in annual revenue by maintaining strong relationships with major accounts in the energy, construction and industrial market sectors.
“Spider is passionate about delivering the reliable experience contractors expect from the market leader,” said John Sotiroff, vice president, Sales and Distribution. “John’s solid record of growing business in multiple geographic regions shows his commitment to relate to customers’ needs and to delight them. We are confident in John’s contribution to our strong growth in the Houston area market.”
Sherer brings extensive national account and territory sales experience in the building materials industry. While at General Electric Lighting, he managed all aspects of distribution sales including marketing, training, and promotions in the company’s Houston location. Most recently, Sherer was promoted to distributor products/contractor sales engineer at GE Electric Industrial, concentrating on high profile business development and account management.
“Bill’s extensive industry knowledge, combined with his drive to exceed customer expectations, make him a solid addition to our capable Houston team,” said Sotiroff.
Headquartered in Seattle, Spider is No. 70 on the RER 100.