Fire-Dex, a leading manufacturer of firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE), announced the appointment of Steve Allison as the Director of Sales, effective August 25, 2014.
Allison brings with him over 25 years of experience in the fire industry, recently serving as Senior VP for a another PPE manufacturer. Over the last few years Steve served as President & CEO of a leading education and office supply company, but is happy to be rejoining the fire service.
"Fire-Dex is on the cusp of achieving great things," said Allison, "their growth and success in positioning themselves as a global leader in PPE is impressive; with industry-leading manufacturing processing, a talented field sales organization and a strong leadership team - it was an easy decision to join Fire-Dex"
As a member of the executive staff, Allison will manage all sales functions including management of the regional sales team.
"We are extremely excited to have Steve join Fire-Dex," said Allen Rom, Senior Regional Sales Manager at Fire-Dex, "his experience and knowledge of the industry is incredible and his approach and enthusiasm is exactly what Fire-Dex needs to help us continue our momentum."
In this role, Allison will report to Bill Burke, President of Fire-Dex.
"Steve is exactly what Fire-Dex needs to continue our success and achieve our aggressive growth goals," said Burke, "we are extremely fortunate to have him on the team and look forward to great things."
A privately held company, Fire-Dex is a quality manufacturer of protective firefighting clothing, emergency response apparel, premium quality NFPA hoods, gloves, helmets and boots. Fire-Dex is proud to be the service leader in the fire service including owning the industry's best custom turnout lead times and offering such industry leading tools as GearTracker and FireWriter2.
Visit www.firedex.com for more information.