American Solutions for Business Names Automotive Sales Director
American Solutions for Business (ASB), Glenwood, Minn., has promoted JP Shea to North American director of automotive sales. Prior to his 19 years in sales and recruiting at ASB, Shea spent 20 years in the automotive industry and has experience in sales, marketing and advertising.
"Our goal is to be the best option for dealerships throughout the country," said Shea. "American associates have made a positive difference for dealerships because we can offer a great platform of products and services. Every day we strive to be the best customer-driven automotive solution in the industry."
In his new role, Shea will work with Jason Gange, an automotive specialist who has been with the company for 13 years. The two will collaborate with a 12-member national sales team, formed to focus on communication and direction.
"We've always had a large number of sales associates who focus on sales to the automotive industry," said Justin Zavadil, vice president of sales. "With our recent growth in this market, we see huge potential, and we're pleased to have JP and Jason here to strengthen our dedication to serve dealerships across the country."
ASB is an industry-leading distributor of printing, promotional products, e-commerce, office supplies and strategic marketing solutions and employs a staff of nearly 300 employees who support a sales force of more than 550 professionals. The company was founded in 1981 and now serves 35,000-plus clients nationwide. ASB has been employee-owned since 2000 and currently lists booked sales at $200-plus million. For more information, visit www.americanbus.com.