Richardson, TX Vent-A-Hood, the leading supplier of residential range hoods based here, has honored several of its distributors for their contributions to a record-breaking year for the company.
The company honored the distributors at its recent Annual National Distributors Conference, according to Vent-A-Hood officials.
"This has been a record-breaking year for Vent-A-Hood, and we had a lot to share with our distributors, who have played such a key role in heightening our brand to new levels in the marketplace," said Blake Woodall, director of sales for Vent-A-Hood.
Three distributors were inducted into the newly created Vent-A-Hood Hall of Fame at a special ceremony during the conference.
Bob Bergstrom and Dick Bergstrom of V-A-H Marketing in Buena Park, CA, were honored for their company's service and dedication as a Vent-A-Hood distributor for more than 50 years, the oldest distributor in the company's national network. V-A-H covers the entire state of California and parts of Nevada.
Larry Carter and Tommy Carter of Vent-A-Hood of Georgia, were honored for their company's success for more than 40 years. The company services dealers throughout Georgia and Alabama.
Hal Guyer and Randy Guyer of Shady Oak Distributing, in Hopkins, MN, were honored for more than 40 years of services to Vent-A-Hood in Minneapolis, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Vent-A-Hood also gave out 2003 Achievement Awards to the following distributors:
- Larry Parks, sales manager of Interwest Distributing in Tempe,
AZ, was honored for excellence in territory coverage and service to
Arizona, New Mexico and parts of Nevada and West Texas.
- Craig Friedman, Marty Friedman and Marty Gillow of Eastern
Marketing in Roseland, NJ, were recognized for the placement of 93
Vent-A-Hood display stands at leading dealers in their territory,
which includes Connecticut, metro New York, New Jersey, Rhode
Island, Delaware, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maryland and parts
- David Zisman, Richard Kaplan and Mauri Wyzan of Dynamic Distributors in Miami, were honored for securing a purchase of more than 200 high-end range hoods from one condominium developer, marking a new record for the Florida distributor and helping the manufacturer meet its 2003 goals for the territory.