BASF Awards Employee and Salesperson of the Year

BASF Automotive Refinish Awards Employee and Salesperson of the Year

Paint manufacturer recognized Gordon Erdelean as the 2014 Employee of the Year and Ray McCutcheon as the 2014 Salesperson of the Year.

Ray McCutcheon (center) receives his Salesperson of the Year award from Paul Whittleston (left), vice president for Automotive Refinish Coatings in North America, and Chris Toomey, senior vice president, Coatings Solutions North America..
Ray McCutcheon (center) receives his Salesperson of the Year award from Paul Whittleston (left), vice president, Automotive Refinish Coatings in North America, and Chris Toomey, senior vice president, Coatings Solutions North America.

BASF Automotive Refinish presented its Employee and Salesperson of the Year awards at its recent 2015 North America Team Meeting.

This marks the first time BASF Automotive Refinish has named an Employee of the Year. The company selected Gordon Erdelean, a Limco market segment manager, for his customer focus, collaboration and communication.

Gordon Erdelean (center) receives his Employee of the Year award from Paul Whittleston (left) and Chris Toomey, senior vice president, Coatings Solutions North America.
Gordon Erdelean (center) receives his Employee of the Year award from Paul Whittleston (left) and Chris Toomey.

“Gordon lives BASF’s strategy through his commitment to excellence and his willingness to go above and beyond to meet his customers’ needs,” said Paul Whittleston, vice president for Automotive Refinish Coatings in North America.

Ray McCutcheon, sales account representative, was recognized for his exceptional performance generating profitable sales growth in the North Alabama region and in Tennessee.

“Ray’s entrepreneurial drive, customer focus and collaboration for achievement with his distribution partners reflect the qualities that drove his success,” said Whittleston. “In order for our business to succeed, we need to perform on the highest level in every function, not just sales. Both Gordon and Ray are the epitome of high-performing employees.”

BASF Automotive Refinish
Fax: 248-304-5502Contact: Sue Jaszkowski

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