IKO Announces Jeff Williams as its New National Distribution Sales Manager
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
by: Rosemarie Gardner

Section: Press Releases

IKO is pleased to announce that Jeff Williams has joined the company as its National Distribution Sales Manager. Jeff will contribute to IKO’s efforts to expand sales through the IKO distribution network and developing and growing key relationships. He will be based out of our East Coast Office in Parsippany, NJ while working closely with our distributors and sales teams across the country.

Commenting on Jeff joining the IKO team, Karl Wickenheisser, Vice President of Marketing and Sales said, “Jeff is an outstanding addition to IKO and I’m very happy to have him join the Team. His vast bearing experience and knowledge of the Distribution Market make him the ideal person to help grow our business.”

Jeff brings over 25 years of sales leadership experience in the industrial segment, with many of those years in the bearing industry. Prior to joining IKO, he worked for SKF Bearings for 9 years, during which time he managed strategic accounts and implemented sales strategies that helped grow revenues in key segments. He also spent 14 years with General Bearing Corporation, where he led the marketing and sales effort for the distribution and OEM channels. Jeff received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Western New England University in Springfield, MA.

In addition to his numerous business and sales accomplishments, Jeff’s experience in the bearing industry has given him a broad understanding of distributor needs while devising solutions that add value. We look forward to Jeff’s success in managing IKO’s Distribution network and growing our sales and relationships with this important segment.