CARY, N.C.—Lord Corp. has unveiled the recipients of the 2014 President's Circle Award at the August Lord Board of Directors dinner, held on Aug. 13.
The firm said inductees include Jim Nietupski, key account manager, sales and marketing, aerospace and defense eastern regional sales; and GuoZhong Qin, sales supervisor, industrial rubber to substrate, China sales.
Nietupski was honored in recognition of his account leadership in managing Lord's collaboration with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Boeing Helicopters, Lord said. The firm serves as a major supplier on rotary wing aircraft.
Qin was honored in recognition of his leadership on automotive and industrial key accounts. Lord said he helped customers solve problems and reduce costs through the application of Lord rubber-to-substrate high-performance adhesives.
The President's Circle Award was established to recognize extraordinary sales professionals around the world for exceptional achievements and critical contributions. The award is based on achieving major commercial success and converting potential sales opportunities to measurable stakeholder value, Lord said.
Each nominee must consistently demonstrate to customers that Lord teams are approachable, innovative, responsive, valuable and agile.
“Each of this year's recipients has demonstrated extraordinary personal leadership, talent, hard work and persistence to achieve and often surpass challenging goals,” said President and CEO Ed Auslander.
Lord is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices and sensing technologies. Headquartered in Cary, the firm reported 2013 revenues of more than $880 million.
Lord employs more than 3,000 in 26 countries and operates 16 manufacturing facilities and eight research and development centers worldwide.