LAKE FOREST, ILL. — Handtmann Inc. announced the appointment of Maxwell (Max) King as vice president of sales. King relocated to the Lake Forest, Ill., area to assume the role on July 31.

“Max brings the skills and experience needed to make us an even better partner for our customers,” said Patrick McGady, president of Handtmann. “His history of developing and managing forward thinking sales teams who are focused on the success of their customers is an excellent fit with our Handtmann culture. 

“And as we continue growing, his leadership in inter-departmental communication will become even more important because real value requires a seamless support structure for customers from the sale of the equipment through its entire lifecycle.”

King brings over two decades of experience in building successful capital equipment sales and service teams in categories such as construction, education, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and the food and beverage industries.

King earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from Millikin University.

“I look forward to working with the team to enhance our growth with innovative technologies and through partnerships where trust is earned with honest communication, delivery on commitments, and exceptional performance to support customer success,” King said.