MALVERN, PA — Most sales companies recognize their salesman of the year with an award and very few give them the ax; but, at Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums, it''s a tradition, according to a press release.
Earlier this month, the company concluded their annual North American Sales Meeting with a formal dinner and awards ceremony, including the official presentation of the "Order of the Ax," the release noted.
According to the release, winning the distinguished "Ax" or 2010 Salesman of the Year award was District Manager Jim Brazil, whose territory covers Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
Brazil joined the company in 2005 and has consistently displayed great pride in his job and determination to bring his territory to new heights, the release added.
In 2010, Brazil did an outstanding job raising awareness amongst manufacturing facilities in his Northwest territory about the importance of proper housekeeping and recommending vacuum cleaner solutions to improve worker safety, meet industry regulations and increase productivity, the release stated.
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