Master Fastener Distributor G.L. Huyett Adds 2 Regional Sales Managers

Former managers at Genuine Parts Company and Sherex Fastening Solutions join the team at G.L. Huyett.

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MINNEAPOLIS, KS — G.L. Huyett has announced the addition of two new regional sales managers. Andy Roach will cover the Southeast Region. He joins the company after more than 5 years as a district sales manager with Genuine Parts Company. Tom Bello will cover the Northeast Region. He previously served as sales manager for Sherex Fastening Solutions. With these two strategic hires, Dave Audia, G.L. Huyett's director of sales, has transitioned into the Great Lakes Region.

G l Huytt"Roach and Bello join Dan Harriger, G.L. Huyett's vice president of sales, and a seasoned team of professionals to offer fastener distributors and industrial distribution channels an unprecedented value proposition and product selection," the company stated. "In addition to managing and strengthening existing partnerships, they will work to identify and build new customer relationships while providing knowledgeable sales support."

"With the addition of Andy Roach and Tom Bello, our Sales Team possesses over 100 years' experience with non-threaded and engineered fasteners, and complements G.L. Huyett's existing engineering experience as an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer, master distributor, and importer of non-threaded and engineered fasteners, grease fittings, and premium lifting hardware," Harriger said. "We are excited to have them both on our team."

G.L. Huyett's CEO, Tim O'Keeffe added, "We have worked hard to create an organizational culture aligned to excellence and professional development. I am pleased to see our hard work validated through recent additions to our sales team."

In the Southeast Region, contact Andy Roach at 470-586-1766; contact Tom Bello in the Northeast Region at 716-432-7027, or visit

Established in 1906 by Guy Huyett in the "other Minneapolis," the G.L. Huyett is one of the oldest continuously operating businesses in Kansas. The firm is a provider of products and services geared to support industrial distributors in the non-threaded fastener and power transmission sectors.

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