Centro announces leadership change in Automation & Robotics Division
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
by: Centro

Section: Press Releases

Centro, a regional industrial solutions provider and distributor of flow control and automation products, have announced a leadership change in its Automation & Robotics Division. Steve Hartling has been promoted from Territory Sales Manager to the position of Sales Manager for the Automation & Robotics Division. Jerry Walling previously held this role and is now Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Centro. This move will allow him to focus on marketing and expanding Centro's customer base. "I want to thank Jerry for his contributions over the past five years," said CEO/President Mike Gallagher. "He played an important part in building our Automation & Robotics Division into what it is today. I'm confident that the division will continue seeing success under Steve's leadership." Steve brings over 30 years of experience in the industrial automation market to his new role and is well-equipped to continue growing the division. "Steve's extensive knowledge of the market and Jerry's proven success in sales will help us capitalize on this growth." Congratulations to both Steve and Jerry on their accomplishments!

Steve Hartling | Automation and Robotics Division Manager - Centro, Jordan Woods | North America Sales Director - Factory Automation, Jerry Walling | Vice President of Sales and Marketing - Centro, and Dan Walt | National Channel Manager - Factory Automation at the AHTD Association for High Technology Distribution Fall 2022 Meeting

About Centro

Centro is a regional industrial solutions provider and distributor of flow control and automation products. This includes valves, instruments, transmitters, pumps, seals, filtration systems, bulk solid handling equipment, robots, conveyors, end-of-arm tooling, custom control panels, plus much more. Centro is organized into six divisions. Each of these divisions provides specific services and expertise to customers to control or monitor different parts of a manufacturing plant process.
  • Automation & Robotics Division
  • Instrumentation, Measurement & Control Division
  • Process Equipment & Sanitary Division
  • Filtration & Process Systems Division
  • Pump & Seal Division
  • Valve, Actuation & Engineered Products Division

Centro's sales, and support area cover Alabama, Arkansas, the Florida Panhandle, Mississippi, Northern Louisiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Each Centro territory manager is anchored by one of the eight branch offices and supported by all the Division Managers, Business Managers, and Product Specialists. Centro has branches in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Tennessee; Little Rock and El Dorado, Arkansas; Birmingham and Mobile, Alabama; and Shreveport, Louisiana.