TORONTO, ON, Sept 2020 – BLANCO has announced that Steve Guterres, former Senior National Sales Manager, has been promoted to Director of Sales in Canada. Guterres has been an integral member of the BLANCO Sales team for the last 9 years, and his knowledge and experience will greatly support further brand growth and strategic sales inititatives. He will report to Garth Wallin, President & CEO of BLANCO North America.
Guterres has over 20 years of industry experience and has successfully managed both retail and wholesale channels within the Canadian market. He joined BLANCO in 2011 as a Key Account Manager before being promoted to National Sales Manager. Guterres achieved excellent results with key wholesale interest groups and was instrumental in the realignment of several sales agencies. As a result of his continued success, in 2017 he was promoted to Senior National Sales Manager.
Guterres has developed strong business relationships with customers and will provide the leadership needed for the Sales team to achieve BLANCO’s corporate objectives. “In all my years at BLANCO there’s never been a more exciting time for us as an organization. We are transforming into a “kitchen solution” company that makes lives better with the BLANCO Unit.” states Guterres. “I’m very excited for this next chapter!”