Release Date: 01/31/2011
Location: Des Moines, IA
NANCY HOWLETT JOINS AVAILON AS SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER IN TEXAS LOCATION
Availon continues expansion in North American market
Availon is pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Howlett as the Sales Account Manager for Sweetwater Texas, with immediate effect. In this role she will be responsible for Availon’s sales efforts in the West Texas region.
“We are excited about Nancy joining our team and leading our sales efforts in Texas. Nancy brings many years of experience in the wind industry in various roles including: SCADA monitoring, turbine performance reporting, and parts management,” said Steve Thompson, Availon Inc.’s General Manager. “Her background and in-depth knowledge of the wind industry complements the team and will contribute greatly to the continued growth of Availon. “
“Nancy has a track record of sales success. Her knowledge base combined with a strong customer focus is a winning formula,” said John Boorman, Availon Inc.’s North American Sales Manager. “We look forward to her contributions as we introduce new products and services to the North American market.”
Availon Inc. specializes in parts and services for GE and Vestas® turbines, but is expanding to other turbine types. In addition to being a primary supplier for SSB and Duradrive parts, Availon Inc. is also an exclusive vendor for Bachmann, Lenord + Bauer, and Convertec parts. The Availon global portfolio includes spare parts supply and management, end of warranty inspections, individual turbine optimization, turbine upgrades, field services, remote monitoring, and operations and maintenance.
Availon Inc. is a part of the Availon GmbH family. Availon has more than 170 employees worldwide, with business units in the USA, Germany, Spain, and Italy. Currently Availon operates throughout North America and Europe, but is expanding into other regions as well
Availon is the first independent wind turbine service provider to be both ISO 9001 certified and fully certified by Germanischer Lloyd in staff training, troubleshooting and repair processes. By introducing new processes and developing innovative service strategies, the company has managed to consistently increase the availability of its maintained turbines.