Akkerman Inc. recently appointed Rick Zavitz to the position of area sales manager for the North American and Canadian markets.
Zavitz’s affinity for the trenchless industry situates him as a valuable asset to the Akkerman Sales and Marketing team. With a collective 17-plus years of expertise in lubrication products, slurry separation, mud mixing and directional drill manufacturing, Zavitz brings with him many years of established relationships within the trenchless market.
Formerly of Wyo-Ben Inc., Zavitz spent 10 years as a technical sales engineer in Billing, Mont. Prior to this, Zavitz established dealer networks in the North America region for Surface to Surface Inc., manufacturer of slurry separation, mud mixing and cleaning equipment. Preceding this, he sold locating and directional drilling equipment for Trenchless Utility Equipment Inc., also of Ontario.