Contec. announced today that it has successfully recruited Brad Jens from Dell to serve as its new Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Jens will replace Dan Nelson who is retiring at the end of February.
“Contec is entering an exciting era within the company history as we begin our second year as a member of the Contec Group companies. Over the past year we have focused on integrating our business operations and developing an aggressive strategy for growth. Recruiting the right leader for our Sales and Marketing organization is an integral part of our strategy,” said Todd Stirtzinger, President and CEO. “We are looking forward to Brad’s immediate impact on the organization. His experience, strategic vision and leadership give Contec the competitive advantage necessary to realize our full potential. Our search for “just the right leader” brought us to Brad and we are very pleased to have him on our team.” Jens’ placement is the result of an extensive national search led by Diversified Search.
Prior to joining Contec, Jens was a key sales leader in Dell’s OEM Solutions division. In his role, Jens successfully led his piece of the organization to more than double its revenue. During his tenure, Jens’ achievements were recognized through awards like Manager of the Year for Dell Americas and Solution Design Win of the Year. His focus on the customer and his team were recognized with awards like the NPS Champion award for highest customer satisfaction ranking and the Rock Star award for people management.
As part of its new growth strategy, Contec will continue investing in a more robust sales channel, which includes its ongoing partnerships with Dell and other manufacturers. Jens will leverage his experience in building channel strategies with a vast array of regional, national and global technology partners as he leads the company in this area. “Our goal is to deliver exactly what our customers need when they need it,” said Stirtzinger. “In many cases, we can provide this value in house, but we will not hesitate to put together the right partnerships to meet our customer’s expanding needs here and around the world.”
“I couldn’t be more excited about Contec. They have a 23-year track record of delighting their customers and have been rewarded with a fierce loyalty to their products and services,” commented Jens. “It’s a real tribute to the people at Contec, and I am looking forward to joining the team!”
Contec Americas is a global technology design, manufacturing, and integration company with an extensive portfolio of solutions ranging from tier 1 computers to fully custom computing platforms, displays, and All-in Ones (AIO). Contec provides additional value to its customers through product design & innovation, life cycle management, logistics and post-production support. Our products and services are sold around the world to customers in many segments including industrial automation, IoT/M2M, medical and diagnostics, transportation, military simulation, and gaming. Contec Americas is a proud member of the Contec Co., Ltd. Group companies, founded on innovations in industrial computing and PC based technology since 1975.