LORD Corp. recently announced the recipients of the 2014 President’s Circle award: Jim Nietupski, Key Account manager, Sales and Marketing, Aerospace and Defense Eastern Regional Sales; and GuoZhong Qin, Sales supervisor, Industrial Rubber to Substrate, China Sales.

The President’s Circle Award was reportedly established to recognize extraordinary sales professionals for their achievements and contributions. Award criteria are based on achieving major commercial success and converting potential sales opportunities to measurable stakeholder value. In addition, each nominee must demonstrate to customers that LORD teams are approachable, innovative, responsive, valuable and agile. 

“Each of this year’s recipients has demonstrated extraordinary personal leadership, talent, hard work and persistence to achieve, and often surpass, challenging goals,” said Ed Auslander, president and CEO.

Based in Pennsylvania, Nietupski was honored in recognition of his account leadership managing LORD’s collaboration with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Boeing Helicopters, for which LORD serves as a major supplier on rotary wing aircraft. Based in China, GuoZhong Qin was honored in recognition of his leadership on automotive and industrial key accounts, helping customers solve problems and reduce costs through the application of LORD rubber-to-substrate high-performance adhesives.

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