Griffco Valve, Inc. announces the appointment of Craig Wolsten to the position of eastern regional sales manager. He will be responsible for providing training and sales support for the company’s channel partners as well as managing the company’s distributor network in the eastern United States and Canada.

“Craig has a strong background in fluid handling products and a history of enabling companies to increase their market share,” says Colin Black, president of Griffco Valve.

Donelle Capriotti, Griffco Valve director of sales and marketing, adds, “Our channel partners are certain to benefit by his familiarity with the industry and customer service skills.”

Wolsten joins the company from Hays Fluid Controls, where he managed sales for a territory covering eleven states in the United States and four provinces in Canada. During his industrial sales career, he also held sales and customer support positions at American Valve, where he gained experience working with end-users, engineers, contractors, and others to help contribute to company growth. Wolsten also served on the board of directors of the American Supply Association and Midwest Wholesalers Distribution Association.