Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant Promotes Vice President of National Accounts
Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant, Hicksville, N.Y., announced that it has promoted Chris O’Connor to the role of vice president of national accounts.
O’Connor previously held the position of Mid-Atlantic territory manager for Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant. In his new role, O’Connor will be directly tasked with working with distributors and prospects throughout the country, overseeing and supporting sales growth and business development of national accounts and industry buying groups, and continuing to develop sales in his home territory of the Mid-Atlantic.
“It is incredibly exciting to be given this great opportunity by the company," said O'Connor. "I will work very hard to continue Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant’s tradition of excellence in our industry, expand our relationships, and help us grow and improve throughout the country.”
In a corresponding move Chris Barlow, formerly of the Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant dedicated inside sales team, has been named the new Northeast territory manager. Barlow will now be directly responsible for growing sales and relationships within the New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Maine regions along with several key national accounts.
“I am thrilled to begin another exciting chapter in my life as the North East territory manager for Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant," Barlow said. "I look forward to putting my extensive retail and sales background to good use as I travel and get to work hands on with distributions and new prospects.“
“Both have proven themselves at excelling in servicing the customer on all of their needs," David Miller, president of Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant, said. "The decision to promote both is well warranted and justified given the level of dedication and passion both have exhibited since joining our team. We look forward to watching their continued success within the company”
For more information on Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant, visit www.chocolateinn.com.