Middle Atlantic Products recently announced several promotions and appointments within the company executive team. John Stenzel, formerly a regional sales manager, is now the director of national distribution; Austin Mills, formerly director of financial planning and analysis at Legrand, is now the vice president of finance; and Michael O’Neil has joined the company as director of operational excellence.
“John and Austin have made significant contributions to Middle Atlantic and Legrand, demonstrating a commitment to improving product and business operation,” said Mike Baker president of Middle Atlantic. “These promotions, along with Michael’s appointment, add incredible talent and expertise to our company. Their leadership will be vital to ensure Middle Atlantic achieves its goals of providing greater customer satisfaction and service year after year.”
Stenzel brings a wealth of sales knowledge and AV expertise to his new role. Previously, he was the regional sales manager for Middle Atlantic for more than seven years, responsible for leading a 16-person sales team that produced record revenues in an eight-state territory for five vertical markets. With a long history of outstanding sales and revenue growth, he has also held key sales and management positions for companies including Anixter and MilesTek.
Mills is an accomplished finance and business intelligence professional who specializes in accounting data analysis to drive continuous financial improvement. His background and experience is spread across various disciplines including finance, accounting, manufacturing, logistics, purchasing, and sustainability. With 10+ years experience at Legrand, the parent company of Middle Atlantic, he has also served as the company’s director of financial operations and operations controller.
A former general manager for several leading manufacturing operations, O’Neil brings 15+ years of experience to Middle Atlantic. Prior to joining the company, he served as vice president of operations at Glebar Company. In addition, he has held key executive-level and management positions for companies including Handy & Harman, TE Wire & Cable, United Technologies, and Fortune Plastics. He has a track record of increasing revenues and profitability by identifying inefficiencies and establishing solid processes and procedures using lean manufacturing standards.