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Training director named at major distributor of MRO products

Cleveland, OH -- July 26, 2002 -- Linda Vickery has been named director of associate training for Applied Industria...


Industry

July 26, 2002
By MRO Magazine

Cleveland, OH — July 26, 2002 — Linda Vickery has been named director of associate training for Applied Industrial Technologies, an industrial distributor with branches throughout Western Canada and the United States.

She will manage the development and administration of all learning opportunities for Applied associates, including instructor-led training classes, computer-based training, PC training and product training. Vickery reports to Sam Brown, director of organizational learning for Applied.

“Personal mastery is one of Applied’s core values, and we expect our associates to constantly grow and improve through continuous education, training and learning,” said Richard C. Shaw, vice-president – communications and learning. “

Vickery joined Applied in 1998 as an instructional designer. She was promoted to manager of instructional design and training administration in 1999. Prior to Applied, she spent 22 years in numerous training and development positions with Progressive Insurance in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.

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Applied has more than 460 facilities and offers more than two million parts for the operations of MRO and OEM customers in most industries. Applied also provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services.

For more information, visit www.appliedindustrial.com.