PIP Adds Grainger Veteran To Sales Executive Team

Latham, NY-based Protective Industrial Products has appointed Sheila Shalk to the newly-created role of director of programmed sales. She comes to PIP after a 12-year career with Grainger.

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LATHAM, NY — Effective January 2018, Protective Industrial Products (PIP) announces the addition of Sheila Schalk to its senior management team. Schalk joins PIP as Director, Programmed Sales after a 12-year career with Grainger. There, her roles included Account Management, District Sales Management, Government Sales, Senior Director of National Accounts, interim VP of Sales and Director of Government Sales. Ms. Schalk holds a BS in Economics from The University of Scranton. She has completed coursework in Change Leadership at the Wharton School of Business and in Transformational Leadership at the Harvard School of Business.

“We are very committed to solidifying our position within Key Accounts and Buying Groups by offering the most comprehensive line of PPE on the market along with programs that incentivize growth and commitment,” explains Robin Roberts, PIP senior vice president of sales.

In this newly created role, Schalk will call on C-level executives to tailor programs that mobilize and maximize opportunities. Sheila Schalk will be working out of PIP’s Latham, NY global headquarters. Schalk will report to Robin Roberts and may be reached at sschalk@pipusa.com.

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