Duralee expands sales staff

Bay Shore, NY — In moves that are part of its product expansion strategy, Duralee has added a regional sales manager, breaking up its southwest/central US sales territory.

Tom Paonessa, formerly southwest sales manager for Kravet, has joined the company, as southwest sales manager, a new position. He is responsible for sales in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico.

Lou Bell, who formerly was responsible for those states continues as sales manager for Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Utah and western Tennessee.

Frank Denzer, formerly with Robert Allen, has joined the company as northeast sales manager. He succeeds Bob Katz, who is no longer with the firm.

In addition, Eddy Rodriguez has joined the company as sales rep for south Florida and Central America.

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