King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013
Quench, the largest provider of filtered water coolers and ice dispensers in North America, announced today that John B. Whalen has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Sales. Mr. Whalen will lead Quench’s national sales organization and serve on the Company’s executive committee.
“John brings a proven track record of success leading sales organizations and delivering on aggressive revenue goals,” says Quench Chief Executive Officer Anthony Ibarguen. “We are confident that his experience in high-growth, recurring revenue businesses will be tremendously valuable to Quench.”
Mr. Whalen has served in several sales leadership positions in his 20-plus year career. He most recently was a Regional Vice President with Comcast in its business services division, where he directed a sales organization of more than 200 team members, consistently exceeded revenue goals, and turned around under-performing business units. Prior to that, Mr. Whalen held various sales, business development, and general management positions in the communications industry, including with TW Telecom, Level 3, and AT&T. He began his career in the military, where he served as Platoon Leader in the United States Army Rangers and achieved the rank of Captain. Mr. Whalen is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, and holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina. He resides with his family in Chester Springs, PA.
“Quench has a compelling value proposition that makes it an attractive alternative to costly bottled water stations for more than 25,000 small and large businesses across the U.S. A strong water filtration and ice machine product line combined with a focused and experienced management team provides a highly attractive opportunity for future growth at Quench,” noted Mr. Whalen. “I’m excited about joining and look forward to helping Quench achieve its strategic goals.”
Headquartered outside Philadelphia, Quench USA, Inc. is a clean-technology company that rents and services filtered water coolers (also known as point-of-use or “bottle-less” water coolers) and ice dispensers for businesses across North America. Quench systems purify tap water using state-of-the-art technology, providing a more cost-effective and environmentally-responsible drinking water solution than delivery of water in 5-gallon plastic jugs. Quench is the largest provider of filtered water coolers and ice dispensers in North America, serving more than 25,000 customers, including one-third of the Fortune 500.