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Electrical component supplier moves to stage two of Canadian expansion

Montreal – Harting Canada Inc. has named Randolph Froude to the new position of area sales manager for Ontario and Western Canada, as part of the second stage in the company’s plan to establish a strong sales presence in the...


Montreal – Harting Canada Inc. has named Randolph Froude to the new position of area sales manager for Ontario and Western Canada, as part of the second stage in the company’s plan to establish a strong sales presence in the Canadian market.

The first stage of the company’s plan, completed in 2011, was the opening of a national sales office in Montreal, headed by Claude Gravel.

Harting develops, manufactures and sells electrical and electronic connectors, device terminations, network components as well as cable harnesses.

Froude, who has an engineering background with a leading machine builder and extensive experience in sales/marketing with major vendors, has built strong relationships with many large customers in Ontario by providing them with solutions to their interconnect needs.

“Randolph’s appointment continues the process of establishing a personal relationship between Harting and our Canadian customers and building on what has been a very successful launch for Harting Canada,” said Jon DeSouza, president and CEO of Harting Inc. of North America as well as Harting Canada Inc.