North American Tool Corporation has announced the appointment of Phil Samuels as director of sales and marketing.
Phil Samuels will be responsible for developing and implementing sales and marketing strategies to strengthen and grow the overall performance of North American Tool Corporation (South Beloit, IL), Gaylee Saws and Bitner Tooling Technologies (Sterling Heights, MI), and Allen Benjamin Inc. (South Beloit, IL).
Before joining North American Tool, Samuels was the general manager of North American Operations of William Beckett Plastics, a worldwide supplier of packaging to cutting tool manufacturers. He has numerous years of experience in cutting tool marketing and sales roles with Precision Tool Co. (KEO Cutters, Richards Micro-Tool, Cutting Edge Technologies), Bassett Rotary Tool, Field Tool Supply Co., Cleveland Twist Drill and Briggs-Weaver Inc.
Samuels has a BS degree in Public Affairs and an MBA in business management.
“We look forward to adding Phil’s strong marketing, sales and management leadership skills to North American Tool and our family of companies,” said Curt Lansbery, president and CEO of North American Tool Corporation. “I have known Phil for years and have the utmost respect for his experience and accomplishments. He truly understands the intersection of cutting tools and marketing.”
Samuels will be based at the North American Tool manufacturing, sales and service facility in South Beloit, IL.