Knowles possesses more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing.
His experience spans his marketing tenure with Consumer Group Canada, where he was responsible for such brands as Krylon, Minwax and Thompson’s Waterseal.
Knowles also managed sales for Wood Care Canada and was VP Sales & Marketing for Sherwin-Williams, Diversified Brands Division, Canada.
Additionally, he served as product manager for the power tool company Makita.
“Glen’s experience – from retailers to key accounts – will aid him in bringing forward the needs of the paint industry’s key paint producers and the point of sale equipment component, that will help HERO continue to expand distribution of our paint equipment and integrate with our global service requirements,” said HERO Products Group President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Balmer. “Glen has a proven record of facilitating long term business relationships with both customers and industry partners. His strong winning attitude and personality are assets that will complement and enhance HERO’s ability to meet the needs of our customers as we continue to provide quality, innovative color technology and support to the industry.”