Bennett Pump Co. (Spring Lake, Mich.), a worldwide provider of electronic and mechanical petroleum dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce that James Collier has joined their organization as vice president of sales.
“We are extremely pleased to have found an individual like James to accelerate our growth in the retail fuel dispenser market,” said Bennett president Tom Thompson. “While we’ve been experiencing significant double digit growth over the last five years, we believe James is the professional executive that can take us to the next level. We were looking for an individual with industry and product experience combined with trusted relationships with major customers—we know we found the perfect match with James.”
Collier was previously the director of sales-West for Gilbarco Veeder-Root, where he managed multiple channel sales of seven product lines in the western half of the U.S. and Canada. With his group of district managers, product managers and national account managers, he was able to lead his division to double digit sales growth. In his new position with Bennett, Collier has leadership responsibility for all U.S. and Canadian sales activity. As a member of Bennett’s senior management group, Collier will report to Tom Thompson.