NEW PHILADELPHIA — Michael Allen has been appointed sales manager for Polyvision Ohio, a global leader in the innovation and manufacture of CeramicSteel, collaborative writing products and architectural panels for cladding.
Allen comes to Polyvision after serving more than seven years in the office furniture market, most recently at Maxon Furniture, where he held product management and customer support roles. Prior to that, he worked for The HON Company, where he was involved in sales and customer service functions. During this time, Allen managed customer relationships, key accounts and Independent Rep Groups, while helping to increase revenues and profitability.
“I am thrilled to join Polyvision during this exciting period of company growth,” he said. “Polyvision’s extensive offering of high-performance products and solutions along with a longstanding history of innovation and service continues to propel the industry forward. Through a customer-first mindset and focusing on key strategic priorities, I look forward to making a positive difference for Polyvision and our customers as we expand and evolve.”
In his new role, Allen will primarily be responsible for education and product sales, and will report to Polyvision general manager Kevin Taney.
“With his previous experience in the industry, Michael has been able to hit the ground running in support of our customers,” said Kevin Taney, general manager, Polyvision. “His depth of expertise coupled with a passion for providing customers with the optimal solution for their project needs makes him an invaluable addition to our team as we execute on our mission to ‘reimagine the wall’ in public spaces.”
Allen will be based in New Philadelphia, Ohio.