Osborn picks Paul Dent as director of sales for Load Runners

July 26,2017 - 10:30am
Paul Dent

Richmond, Ind.-based Osborn has picked Paul Dent to be its new director of sales for the Load Runners division.

In this position, he is responsible for managing sales growth and manufacturers' representative groups in the United States, Canada and other countries around the world. With more than 35 years of industry experience in three different countries, he has worked as regional sales manager at Fenner Drives Inc., Manheim, Pa., industrial senior account manager and corporate account executive at Oiles America Corp., Concord, N.C., regional sales manager at Peer Bearing Co., Waukegan, Ill., and western sales manager at Accurate Bushing Co., Garwood, N.J. Dent also has served in many different positions on several committees for the Power Transmission Distributors Association and the Bearing Specialists Association.

"Paul's wealth of knowledge will help Osborn re-establish market share and re-energize the brand as we continue to deliver world-class Load Runner application solutions," said John Lukow, general manager of Load Runners at Osborn. "We look forward to seeing his decades' worth of experience in sales strategy and account management help further position Osborn as an industry leader."

Dent lives in Casa Grande, Ariz., and graduated from St. Peter's Technical College in the United Kingdom. He is married with two children and enjoys golf, cooking and riding motorcycles in his spare time.

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