AccuTec Blades Hires Tom Diefenderfer as Its New VP, General Manager-Professional

03.26.19
Category: Company News

AccuTec Blades recently welcomed Tom Diefenderfer in the newly-created role of Vice President, General Manager-Professional.  He will lead the sales staff in our Professional business segment, which includes carpet, paint, beauty and barber, auto detailing, hardware, and more.  Tom will remain based in Portland, Oregon and travel to several shows throughout the year to support the sales force from the field.  Tom comes to us from Gerber Legendary Blades, where he was VP of Sales.  He brings with him a great breadth of sales leadership experience and knowledge.

Rick Gagliano, President and CEO says: “Tom’s experience leading teams in diverse channels and verticals will be highly valuable to AccuTec Blades as we continue to position ourselves for growth in the Professional and Retail markets.”

Tom states: “I am very excited to join the AccuTec Blades’ team.  AccuTec has a rich history, team of industry-leading experts, and is well positioned to drive the next level of growth.  I am looking forward to building relationships with our customers, and to drive the continued success of our industry leading product innovation and brand portfolio (Personna, American Line, GEM) to meet the needs of Professionals and DIY’ers.

AccuTec’s recent and planned investments in people, equipment, and processes are positioning the company to not only meet, but exceed, the demands of the market.