Oak Creek, WI – March 16, 2021 – Superior Die Set announced the promotion of Derrick Gilane as Sales Manager. Gilane is stepping into the role to support sales team management efforts as the company continues to grow.
This new role will focus on the design and execution of strategic business initiatives to expand Superior Die Set’s already strong presence in the marketplace. Gilane will have a specific focus on OEM business management and the newly developed ONEsource program.
Derrick holds an MBA from the University of Missouri and has been with the Superior Die Set over eleven years. Starting in the shop as a torch cutter, Gilane moved to Customer Service before transitioning to a full-fledged sales role. During his tenure, Derrick was the first sales team employee to be awarded the C.H. Janiszewski Salesmanship Award of the Year, an internal designation for outstanding performance.
“Derrick has shown great leadership in his roll of Business Development Manager. He has also earned the respect of his peers and colleagues, which will serve him well as he helps take Superior Die Set to another level of success as our new Sales Manager” said Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Rodney Yeomans.
On his recent promotion Derrick commented, “coming up on our 100th anniversary I am reminded of the history that has come before me, I look forward to the opportunity to expand on the foundations of this long-standing pillar in the marketplace.”
About Superior Die Set Corporation
Founded in 1923, Superior Die Set Corporation is a fourth generation, family-owned manufacturer of steel and aluminum products. Catering to the metal stamping, plastic injection molding, and forging industries, Superior Die Set also manufactures custom fabrications for machine tools, construction, and press automation. Being among the oldest family-owned and -run companies in America today, SDS employs over 400 people worldwide including a wholly owned subsidiary in Poland.
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