Arnie Gillert - Microporous

Microporous™ Hires Director of Sales for the Americas

(Piney Flats, Tenn.) Microporous™, a leading developer and manufacturer of separators for lead acid batteries, has hired Arnie Gillert as Director of Sales, Americas.

Gillert brings more than 16 years of customer-facing experience, both as a direct seller and in sales management.

He will be responsible for leading the organization from the customer’s perspective while developing and executing sales and marketing plans that will lead to profitable growth, delighted customers and energetic employees.

Gillert says he will work to continue to expand sales in new and existing markets. “My goals are to grow the business in North and South America, attract new customers, gain share with current customers and execute plans to expand into other markets,” Gillert explains.

Company president Jean-Luc Koch says Gillert’s hiring is in line with the management team the company has built since re-establishing its status as an independent company two years ago.

“I am extremely proud of the amount of talent and expertise we have been able to get on board. Even more important to highlight is the strong alignment and commitment that emerged from the new leadership team with the redefinition of our company vision, values we want to live with and overall strategy ahead,” Koch says.

Gillert will be joining the team at the company’s headquarters in Piney Flats, Tennessee.