WEST CHESTER, Ohio, April 20 - ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTradar.com), designer and manufacturer of the world's best performing radar and laser detectors, named John A. Malone as Senior Vice President of Sales. Mr. Malone will directly oversee all sales related business units including retail sales, direct to consumer sales, consumer service and sales support—he will report directly to ESCORT's President and CEO, David Thornhill.
"The addition of John will greatly add to our momentum in executing our determined market expansion," said Thornhill. "His experience in national product distribution and sales, along with his demonstrated leadership skills, are the perfect fit to help direct the ongoing strategy of aggressively growing the ESCORT family of detector brands."
The market leader ESCORT is on schedule for the launch of several brand awareness and product sales campaigns targeted at dramatically expanding Escort's market share. Mr. Malone assumes oversight of the sales campaigns.
Reporting to Mr. Malone will be all sales and sales administration, national account and territory managers, and regional international sales.
Mr. Malone is a native of the Cincinnati area. A graduate of Miami University of Ohio, his professional career includes assignments with Duracell, Vice President of Account Development, Gillette as Vice President of Customer and Commercial Development including commercial operations, Procter and Gamble, Director of Duracell Professional Products and Masonite Corporation as Senior Vice President of Global Retail Sales and Marketing. His sales achievements include multiple vendor and company awards as well as numerous sales metrics records.
"As we move forward with our aggressive growth strategy in the mobile electronics consumer category, we see John leading the national sales teams in achieving industry leading product delivery," said Thornhill. "John will bring his best in class and varied experience to our company as we move beyond our traditional fields of expertise."
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About Escort Inc.
ESCORT is the leading manufacturer of high-performance radar and laser detectors and the patented ESCORT Live™ real-time ticket protection network. ESCORT manufactures products under the ESCORT, PASSPORT, Max, REDLINE, SOLO, Pro and BELTRONICS brands. The company is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio, with its principal manufacturing facility located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Additional information about Escort, Inc. is available at Escortradar.com.