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Echo Power Equipment Canada named North America’s distributor of the year


July 24, 2015
By Mike Jiggens

Echo Power Equipment Canada has been awarded the company's distributor-of-the-year award for North America for 2014. The honour reflects Echo's overall success in sales, marketing, service and operational performance.

“ECHO Power Equipment Canada delivered double digit growth in a tough economic environment last year," said Mike Best, vice-president of sales and marketing for Echo Inc. "They developed creative sales programs and marketing promotions that resulted in solid growth across all core product categories, especially chainsaws. Their ability to combine a customer centric approach with growth-oriented investments in sales and marketing is proving to be quite successful in Canada and it’s an inspiration to all our distribution partners.”

On behalf of ECHO Power Equipment Canada, Ed Zynomirski, the company’s president responded: “Such an award not only speaks volumes about the products and programs we offer, but also about the quality of our people and the dedicated team at ECHO Power Equipment Canada.  Our success is driven by the efforts of the entire staff and this award is in recognition of the Value, Integrity and Performance (VIP) Service that they continue to offer our customers.”

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Pictured for the official presentation at the award’s ceremony held recently in Vancouver were, from left, Troy Armstrong – national sales manager ECHO Canada; Ed Zynomirski – president ECHO Canada; Mike Best – vice-president of sales and marketing for ECHO Inc.; Laurie Workman – national marketing manager ECHO Canada; Yoshi Nagao – president and CEO, Yamabiko Corporation; Tim Dorsey – president of ECHO Incorporated; Terry Tasaki – director and senior executive managing officer, Yamabiko Corporation; Kenn Ahrens – national sales manager, Distributor Channel, ECHO Inc.; and Bill Sigler – director, North American sales for ECHO Inc.