Posted October 5, 2018

Hyde IBS names VP of sales

Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions (IBS) announced that Michael Castner has been appointed vice president of sales.

Michael CastnerIn this role, Castner will oversee Hyde’s national sales force assisting companies and distributors by providing more productive cutting and processing solutions.

He has more than 20 years of experience in senior sales leadership roles with major international and national industrial manufacturing companies. Most recently, as vice president at ESAB, a global leader in fabrication, welding and automation machinery, he oversaw the development of successful relationships with distributors to drive growth in key market segments. In the past, Castner was also vice president of sales at Sandvik Coromant.

Recognized with a Master Black Belt in Value Selling processes, Castner is also certified as a Kaizen leader, and brings these value-selling and organizational improvement enhancement techniques to Hyde and its salesforce. Over his career, Castner has also been involved with several successful new business-to-business product introductions with over 25 key products launched over the last four years alone.

Castner lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.