FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dorian Drake International is pleased to announce Chris Canellas, Knut Sauer, and Sigfredo Diaz as Vice Presidents
Three Dorian Drake International senior executives—Chris Canellas, Knut Sauer, and Sigfredo Diaz —have been promoted to the position of vice president, the company’s president, Ed Dorian Jr., announced this week. With these promotions, these individuals join Mr. Dorian and the company’s corporate controller, Robinanne Wallace, as corporate officers.
“The promotions recognize the many contributions these individuals have made to our success over many years in senior leadership roles,” Dorian said. “They also reflect the depth of talent and experience of our leadership team.”
After joining the company in a sales support role in 1991, Mr. Canellas worked his way up through the sales ranks before being named group manager for Dorian Drake’s Hardware/Lawn & Garden Group in 2002, a position he has held since.
Similar to Mr. Canellas, Mr. Sauer started his career in a sales support role in 1995 and climbed the sales ranks before being named group manager for Dorian Drake’s Automotive Group in 2003.
Mr. Diaz, having joined the company in 1999 as an IT network administrator, earned a promotion in 2008 to IT manager and an expansion into his current role as manager of IT & marketing services in 2009.
“These three men have played critically important roles in the company’s evolution from a family-owned start-up to the world-class, 100% employee-owned company we are today.” Dorian said. “Their careers and accomplishments exemplify our core values of teamwork, integrity, accountability, entrepreneurship, and commitment to great service.”
About Dorian Drake International, an Export Management Company (EMC)
Based in White Plains, N.Y., Dorian Drake International is an export management company that manages international sales and marketing, customer service, credit and collections, and traffic and logistics for manufacturers selling in markets outside the United States. The firm deploys stand-alone sales teams in five distinct industries: automotive products, foodservice equipment and supplies, hardware and lawn & garden products, industrial and environmental, and medical products. The company is 100% employee-owned. To learn more, go to www.DorianDrake.com.
Vice President, IT & Marketing Services
Dorian Drake International
Tel: (914) 697-9800