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Thordon Bearings appoints Scott Groves to lead global sales growth

Scott Groves has a background in maritime, hydropower and industrial pump markets, and experience in building and developing sales teams and distributors to deliver key market growth.

March 18, 2021  by CM Staff

Thordon Bearings announces Scott Groves as the new Vice President – Sales

Thordon Bearings has confirmed the appointment of Scott Groves as Vice President – Sales, with a mandate to “grow profitable sales” and build the company’s position into a global pollution-free bearings and seals markets.

Terry McGowan, CEO and President, Thomson-Gordon Group, Thordon Bearings’ parent company, said: “I am very pleased to announce that Scott has accepted the VP Sales position. As interim sales director, he has thrown himself into the role, helping us navigate uncertain and challenging times. Scott has contributed substantially to our business successes in 2020 and we look forward to him leading our sales efforts into the future.”

Throughout his career with Thordon Bearings, Scott has held a number of sales roles. Scott Groves officially started in his new role as VP Sales on March 11th 2021.

Scott Groves has a background in maritime, hydropower and industrial pump markets, and experience in building and developing sales teams and distributors to deliver key market growth.

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“Scott’s responsibility is to grow profitable sales,” said Mr. McGowan. “These are simple words that represent a considerable challenge within a complex business that straddles a number of different markets at sea and on land. Scott’s diverse experience in many areas of the business through his years with Thordon, positions him well to meet these challenges.”

Mr. Groves said: “I am very much looking forward to the new opportunities that lay ahead. As we start to emerge from the global pandemic, it will be important to continue to nurture and expand our global sales and distribution networks, develop new and existing business areas, and introduce new product lines and services.”


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