Setomatic Systems/SpyderWash has named John Kelly its new director of sales. Kelly – who has worked in the commercial laundry industry since graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2011 – most recently served as a regional sales manager for Speed Queen.” John’s vast experience in dealing with machine manufacturers, commercial laundry distributors and laundry owners will be a huge asset not only for us, but also to our growing network of distributors and customers,” said Michael Schantz, president of Setomatic/SpyderWash. “We have been working hard for the past year, trying to find the right person to lead the expansion of our sales force, and with John we truly feel we have found that person.” In addition, Setomatic/SpyderWash announced two promotions.Jeff North, who oversees the company’s New Hampshire office, where many SpyderWash items are now produced, has been promoted to executive vice president.” Jeff has been with SpyderWash since its introduction at the Clean Show in 2009 and has been extremely important in helping SpyderWash lead the way in hybrid payment systems for commercial laundry.” Schantz explained.The company also has promoted Gregg Schantz to vice president. Gregg worked as a pricing analyst at Canon for two years immediately following his graduation from the University Of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, before becoming the third generation to join the family business. Gregg has been instrumental in the growth of SpyderWash, thanks in part to his daily contact with customers and distributors.” I couldn’t be more proud of how Gregg has taken to the commercial laundry business, and the care he shows our customers on a daily basis is inspiring,” Schantz said.
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