Posted May 5, 2020

Starrett adds three sales managers

The L.S. Starrett Company recently announced three sales management appointments in North America.

Jamie Feere Michael Connor
Jamie Feere Michael Connor

Jamie Feere has been appointed sales manager - Canada, Industrial Products; Michael Connor has been named strategic accounts, sales manager in North America; and John Hibbard has been named regional sales manager West - U.S.A., Industrial Products.

For the past 25 years, Feere has had a successful track record of growing profitable sales in Canada. He has developed winning sales strategies for selling to end-users through national and independent distributors. He has held several senior leadership roles and was most recently Director of Sales - Canada for Karcher. Successful initiatives at Karcher included mentoring an outside sales force, developing growth strategies and contract negotiations. Feere resides with his family in greater Hamilton, Ontario.

Connor brings professional sales and marketing experience to his role at Starrett including managing industrial, construction and retail distribution channels in North America. Most recently, he directed sales/marketing efforts at a diamond tool company and at a New England supply company. Prior to this, he had an active, ten-year progressive tenure at Apex Tool Group, formerly Danaher Tool Group. Connor and his wife reside in Winchendon, Massachusetts.

John Hibbard
John Hibbard

For almost 30 years, Hibbard has held management and business development roles in industrial distribution and manufacturing in the United States. His consistent career progressions in the industrial space include sales to end users, branch office management, overseeing corporate operations, and directing sales and business development efforts. Most recently, he was with PFERD North America, and prior to this he was with Stellar Industrial Supply for over 24 years. Hibbard and his wife reside in Kennewick, Washington.

"We are very pleased to welcome Jamie, Michael and John to Starrett, further strengthening our Industrial sales organization in North America," said Jon-Michael Raymond, sales director- North America, Industrial Products, The L.S. Starrett Co.