June 2, 2015 – Schaumburg, IL – Rittal North America (www.rittal.us), the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical enclosure cabinets for power distribution systems, climate control systems and IT infrastructure, has added two senior managers to its sales ranks.
Paul Surdykowski joins the company’s sales team as Sales Director – IT. Surdykowski joins Rittal most recently from OptiCool Technologies, where he was vice president of Sales and Channel Development, NA. Prior to that he has worked for Vycon Energy, Active Power, Inc., Eaton and AT&T in various sales leadership positions. Surdykowski holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University John Reilly joins Rittal as Vertical Market Manager – Oil & Gas, a new position for the company. Reilly most recently held a number of technical sales positions with Motion Industries in Technical Sales and Business. In previous roles, he worked for Philadelphia Mixing Solutions as vice president of Global Capital Projects and Industrial Sales. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution from the University of Houston.
“The addition of Paul and John to the company is a key platform for our sales strategy in North America,” explained Anthony Varga, president of Rittal Canada and senior vice president, North America Strategic Sales. “IT and Oil & Gas are critical sectors for growth for the company, and their leadership will strengthen our relationships with key customers in ways that will lead to exciting new product and service ideas as well as market share growth for the company.”