PSAV Names New Chief Sales OfficerJuly 15, 2016 | Press Release
Director, Communications - PSAV
Paul Kindzierski appointed to key role for global event technology leader
Chicago, IL, July 15, 2016 — PSAV announced today that Paul Kindzierski has been named chief sales officer, responsible for leading the company’s sales functions globally.
“When looking for the right candidate to join the PSAV family as chief sales officer, we wanted to ensure the individual had a proven track record for delivering value for customers,” stated Mike McIlwain, PSAV’s CEO and president. “Kindzierski brings with him a wealth of experience with leading companies in their respective fields. The results he has garnered during his career speak volumes to his leadership skills. In addition, his focus on a strategic approach to customer service delivery has led to the consistent development of his team members and revenue growth for his employers. Kindzierski will collaborate with operations and field teams to drive improved customer engagement and strengthen client relationships. His expertise will assist PSAV in continued success and future company growth.”
Kindzierski brings over 28 years’ sales and sales leadership experience, 15 of which he spent with W.W. Grainger in numerous leadership positions. Most recently, he served as vice president, U.S. sales from 2009 to 2016 where he led approximately 4,000 team members with responsibility for over $8B in annual revenue generation. As Grainger’s vice president, government sales from 2004 to 2008, Kindzierski created and led the Government Sales Organization, consisting of 500 sales professionals serving the company’s public sector customers.
Prior to joining Grainger, he spent nine years at Xerox Corporation in positions of increasing responsibility and began his professional career at Information Systems Corporation as a systems sales consultant. As a member of the Board of Directors of the Special Education Department of Lake County (SEDOL) Foundation, Kindzierski helps serve and generate resources for special-needs children.
Kindzierski graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s in telecommunications, and he continues to play an active role in MSU’s Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities, which maximizes ability and opportunity for all students.
“I’m thrilled to join PSAV in such an exciting time in its development, as it continues to expand globally at a rapid pace,” stated Paul Kindzierski, PSAV’s chief sales officer. “Joining a best-in-class team will help advance my leadership skills even further, and together, I am confident we can create an even more rewarding experience for our customers and venue partners.”
PSAV is a leading provider in the global event technology services industry. As the event technology provider of choice at leading hotels, resorts and convention centers, our customers look to deliver more dynamic and impactful meetings and events. PSAV’s customers comprise event organizers, corporations, trade associations and meeting planners, and they choose PSAV for its innovative and comprehensive service offerings, exceptional customer service and global platform. PSAV employs more than 7,800 highly trained staff across 1,400 venues throughout the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East. Visit us at www.psav.com and www.company.psav.com.