Mark Cadogan Tebis AmericaClick image to enlarge

John Kowalczyk Tebis AmericaClick image to enlarge

Mark Cadogan has joined Tebis America as vice president of sales for North America, and John Kowalczyk has been appointed senior manager, global strategic accounts.

Cadogan will be responsible for all sales matters in North America, including growing and managing the regional sales force and providing the strategic direction of Tebis’ sales effort. Prior to coming to Tebis, Cadogan was the vice president sales, Canada and Midwest US for Autodesk/Delcam. He has held several other sales positions at Delcam North America.

Kowalczyk will manage strategic accounts globally for Tebis, further strengthening relationships with a number of key customers. Prior to this position, he was sales manager, Tebis America. Kowalczyk has extensive experience in dealing with the entire range of Tebis products. His knowledge of Tebis solutions will now be instrumental on a global scale.

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by Mary Scianna

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