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Aries Industries Adds Two Professionals to Sales Management Team

By June 2, 2020No Comments

Waukesha, Wis. – Aries Industries, the industry leader in state-of-the-art equipment for inspection and maintenance of underground infrastructure, has extended its market outreach with the hiring of two new regional sales managers.

Derrick Smith has been hired to fill the role of Northeastern Regional Sales Manager and Bass Hoyler has been hired as the Western Regional Sales Manager, reporting to Jim Kraschinsky, Vice President of Sales. 

“We are thrilled to welcome these talented and experienced professionals to the Aries sales team,” said Larry Brown, President and CEO of Aries Industries. “They come to us with the right focus on delivering for our customers and helping us continue on our growth trajectory.”

Aries Industries manufactures inspection systems, rehabilitation equipment and data management software used by underground infrastructure professionals to maximize productivity. Serving the utility, water, energy and mining sectors, Aries Industries designs and develops equipment that keeps municipal infrastructure functioning, and enables critical industries that power America to operate at peak efficiency.

Smith, a Southern New Jersey resident, will focus on building strong customer relationships throughout the northeast U.S. market. He comes to Aries Industries from M.J. Friedl & Associates in Stevensville, Maryland where his role was Sales Manager. His background includes working in underground facility construction, ground penetrating radar, water leak detection, and high voltage cable testing and diagnostics.

Bass Hoyler, Western Regional Sales Manager

Bass Hoyler, Western Regional Sales Manager

Hoyler, based in Phoenix, AZ will serve Aries’ existing customers and cultivate new opportunities in the western U.S. market. His most recent experience was with HIAB USA, where he served as a Regional Business manager and oversaw operations in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and California.

Both Smith and Hoyler bring over 20 years of knowledge and experience in sales, service, and manufacturing to the Aries team and will be valuable resources for customers.

Founded in 1985, Aries Industries is the industry leader in manufacturing durable video pipeline inspection and rehabilitation systems that meet the toughest challenges of underground infrastructure and environmental applications. Focused on “Raising the Bar Underground,” the company’s cameras, tractors and fully-integrated systems are built upon a bedrock of continuous innovation, reliability and expert customer service.

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