NTN Bearing Corporation of America is pleased to announce the promotions of Lou Payan to director of corporate accounts and Tim Bell to director of warehouse and logistics, respectively.
Payan, a 24-year veteran of the industry who has spent the last five years with NTN, has extensive experience building successful sales and marketing strategies across all major channels and has developed a strong reputation for his knowledge and leadership. In his new role, he will continue to develop and grow NTN’s corporate accounts team and the strategy for capturing corporate account sales opportunities for the industrial aftermarket. He reports to Jim Misch, director of industrial marketing and technical services.
“Using his outstanding knowledge of the industry and his leadership skills, Lou has developed a very strong program that allows he and his team to successfully capture critical corporate accounts and improve our growth,” said Misch. “He has been a critical member of the Industrial Aftermarket Business Unit and will continue to be as we move forward.”
Bell has spent the last six years of his more than 25-year career with NTN. He has a diverse background in transportation, warehousing and supply chain management with special focuses in operations, systems, organizational and analytical skills, purchasing, IT systems, customer service, material handling, and Six Sigma and Lean methodologies. In his new role, Bell will be responsible for overseeing all of NBCA's warehouses as well as the logistics group. He reports to John Husemann, director of operations.
“Tim was instrumental in transitioning our Des Plaines Distribution Center to our new Distribution Center in Whitestown, Indiana,” said Husemann. “He has provided great leadership in helping to get Whitestown up and running effectively and efficiently while supporting his team in overcoming daily obstacles associated with a new warehouse. The accurate and on-time delivery of our parts is critical to our success and Tim and his team do an outstanding job for us.”