(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) – Dave Warren recently took over as sales and marketing manager for STIHL Northwest, a branch of STIHL Inc. Warren had worked with STIHL Limited, the Canadian subsidiary for the STIHL Group, for 19 years, most recently, as the regional manager for the STIHL branch in the Greater British Columbia area. In his new position, Warren will be responsible for growing the STIHL brand and market share in the Pacific Northwest region, which includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.
In 1988, Warren started in the outdoor power equipment industry as a service technician in a STIHL dealership in Manitoba, Canada. He then joined the customer service department at STIHL Limited in 1993. Two years later, Warren became the regional manager in Manitoba, and then took over as regional manager in British Columbia, where he experienced great success for the past 11 years.
“With more than 24 years of experience at STIHL in the outdoor power equipment industry, we are confident that Dave will prosper in his new role at STIHL Northwest and assist our dealers to grow their business,” said Dave Bulger, branch manager for STIHL Northwest.
“Over the years, I’ve had the chance to build some strong relationships with STIHL dealers, and I look forward to working with a new group of dealers to help progress the STIHL brand in the Northwest region,” said Warren.
Warren resides in western Washington with his wife, Julie, and two sons.