The Houston, Texas, branch of Jasper Engines & Transmissions took home the President's Award for 2011 at the company's annual sales banquet January 31.
Recognized as JASPER's top branch award, the President's Award is based upon improvements in many categories, including:
* Percentage and total dollar sales increase
* Percentage and number of units increase in every product category
* Percentage of profit increase and dollars increase of profit
In addition, the Houston Branch received awards for Most Improved Profits, Most Improved Gas Engine Sales, Most Improved Marine Sales and placed third in Branch Customer Retention.
"I want to pass along congratulations to all the Associates of the Houston branch for winning the President's Award for 2011," says Zach Bawel, JASPER President/Chief Operating Officer. "The Texas market for JASPER products continues to grow and prosper. I look forward to continued growth from our Houston Branch in the future."
"Congratulations to the entire staff of our Houston branch for taking top honors in 2011," added Ken Williamson, JASPER Regional Manager. "The branch exceeded sales expectations by providing exceptional service and products to some of the finest customers in Houston and south Texas."
Individually, Houston Branch Manager, David Eschbach, was named Manager of The Year for 2011, and was a Bronze Performance Level recipient, achieving a company sales increase in 2011 over the previous year. Houston Outside Sales Representative (OSR) Brian Flanagan was recognized for Most Improved Sales Volume, and was a Silver Performance Level recipient, achieving a company sales increase two consecutive years. In addition, Houston OSR Matt Miller ranked as one of JASPER's top five Veteran Sales reps for 2011 and was a Silver Performance Level recipient. OSR Ed Nesbitt ranked as one of JASPER's top five Rookie Sales reps for 2011 and was recognized as Bronze Performance Level recipient. Finally, OSR Steve Beltran was recognized as a Bronze Performance Level recipient.