AVAD Announces New Management Roles AVAD LLC has promoted Seth Evenson to director of customer experience management and Rich Turner to director of sales for North America. By RS Staff Published: September 12, 2016 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 Seth Evenson (left) and Rich Turner AVAD LLC has promoted Seth Evenson to director of customer experience management and Rich Turner to director of sales for North America. Evenson is an 11-year veteran at AVAD, most recently serving as district manager for the Western U.S. and Canada, where he led sales efforts and market activities. He will lead all aspects of customer relationships by working with AVAD’s existing marketing, sales, operations, and information system teams to create an enhanced customer experience. Turner brings nearly five years of experience at AVAD, most recently as district manager for the Eastern U.S. and Canada. Turner will lead all branch sales initiatives in the United States and Canada. He replaces Jon Zabel, who was recently promoted to vice president of sales and vendor management. He will lead all existing sales teams and branches throughout North America. Additionally, AVAD has promoted four branch managers to senior branch managers, including Gary Grant at AVAD Bellevue, Dustin Jansen at AVAD Scottsdale, Kevin Pass at AVAD Gaithersburg, and Mark Spector at AVAD Woburn. AVAD’s new senior branch managers will provide regional oversight and day-to-day leadership and expertise while continuing to manage their existing branch.