W. R. MEADOWS has announced the promotion of Glenn Tench to vice president, sales and marketing. Tench previously held the position of director of marketing since 2003. As the newly appointed vice president of sales and marketing, Tench will oversee the entire sales and marketing functions of the company.
Tench began his career with W. R. MEADOWS in 1986, working in inside sales. In 1992, he was promoted to sales supervisor of the Canadian operations, overseeing the outside sales team in the country, before being promoted to the sales manager role. Tench showed a natural inclination to the marketing side of the business, and started working with the corporate marketing department in 1998, learning more about this aspect of the company. Being more and more involved with marketing, he was named director of marketing for W. R. MEADOWS in 2003.
After studying civil engineering at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Tench completed four years of study in marketing, finance, and accounting with the Canadian Institute of Management. He has a strong relationship with W. R. MEADOWS’ distributor partners across North America and the transition to his new role will be a natural one.
“I am excited to take on this role with W. R. MEADOWS,” said Tench. “I am truly honored to be a member of the team for 33 years. I’m thankful to the company for their confidence in me and am eager to work with our customers and clients to help earn their business and elevate W. R. MEADOWS to even greater heights in the construction materials manufacturing market.”