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DFS Welcomes New Southwest Regional Sales Manager

Posted by DFS on Oct 22, 2018 12:13:00 PM
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Chris Read DFS Chemical and Gas Distribution Sales ManagerChris Read HIRED To Manage Regional Sales of Chemical and Gas Distribution Systems

With our continued growth as a leading provider of high-purity gas and chemical blending and distribution systems, DFS is pleased to announce it has hired Christopher Read as our newest Regional Sales Manager.

Chris will be based in Austin, Texas, where he will manage our southwest sales territory and cultivate and strengthen relationships with companies in the semiconductor industry.

Chris brings more than 20 years of experience in the chemical and Semiconductor industries in technical, project management and sales roles. Prior to joining DFS, Chris held the role of sales engineer at Greene Tweed, where he managed assigned territories, drove the creation of the wet chemical market plan, developed cross-functional teams to address complex OEM customer needs and nurtured sales funnels with long sales cycles and product lines.

Through previous experience as a Technical Account Manager with Levitronix, Product Manager with Integra Companies Inc., and Chemical Area Coordinator with Micron Technology, "Chris is exactly who we want in this position, a skilled and proven leader with strong inside knowledge and understanding of a target market we serve," said DFS President, Darren Willey.

Chris has managed cross-functioning teams of engineers, tradespeople, technicians, and operators to install, commission, operate, maintain, and upgrade all Facilities Chemical Distribution Equipment during a mod project at a major semiconductor factory. He has also managed chemical operations and maintenance teams in Micron Technology, and worked as a chemical maintenance, project, and operations technician.

Christopher holds a Project Management Certificate from George Mason University.

DFS is excited to welcome Chris Read to the team!

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