American Seating’s Transportation Group announced that Sonny Gordon has been promoted to the position of national sales director, central and western U.S., with Karen Dhanie joining the company as national sales director, southern and eastern U.S.
Their sales regions, in addition to the U.S., include western and eastern Canada. In their new roles, Gordon and Dhanie will oversee the sales efforts in their respective regions, focusing on key accounts and sales strategies in the city service/transit, rail, motorcoach and demand-response markets, all served by American Seating.
For the past two-and-a-half years, Gordon served in the dual role of regional sales manager of the Midwest region as well as the business development manager for the western U.S. and parts of Canada. He’s been part of American Seating’s Transportation Group since 2009.
Meanwhile, Dhanie joins American Seating’s Transportation Group from New Flyer Industries where she held the position of regional sales manager for aftermarket for four years. Previously, she held senior sales and marketing positions with several major organizations, including Citigroup and The Home Depot.