Andis Tabs Contreras as Regional Sales Manager for Central and South America

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STURTEVANT, Wis.-Hector Contreras has been appointed regional sales manager for Central and South America for Andis, a newly created position.

In his new post, Contreras is responsible for expanding the personal-care products manufacturer's sales, distribution and customer-service capabilities in those territories. He oversees these functions for the company's barber, beauty, animal, retail and hospitality divisions. He reports to Fred Koeller, vice president of international sales.

Koeller said Contreras' appointment is part of the company's efforts to increase its market share and identify new opportunities that align with Andis' strategic plans.

Contreras' career prior to coming to Andis included executive posts with Ralston Purina, Xerox and Kozy Shack Enterprises.

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