Nilfisk CFM has announced Joe Wintsch as their new Director of Sales for North America. Wintsch will be responsible for driving sales efforts in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, which includes overseeing the company’s 20-member direct sales force and extensive range of distributors and dealers throughout North America.

Wintsch brings over 20 years of industrial sales management experience to the organization.  Prior to Nilfisk, he served as Vice President of Sales at Houghton International Inc., a 142 year-old- Philadelphia based global specialty chemical company. During his sales leadership at Houghton, Wintsch spearheaded a new business initiative contributing to Houghton’s record revenues and profits in 2006 and 2007.

In addition to his sales management expertise, Wintsch offers first-hand knowledge of the various other aspects of industrial manufacturing and distribution. He spent 9 years with The Tilley Chemical Company as a Product Manager and 5 years with Bausch & Lomb Inc., Diecraft Division.

Wintsch holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Towson State University and a Master’s Degree in Management from The John Hopkins University.

Joe and his wife, Julie, currently reside in Phoenixville, PA.