Xantrex Continues Growth Mode: Announces New Key Sales Executives

Burnaby, BC, Friday, April 09, 2021

BURNABY, British Columbia – April 09, 2021 – Xantrex, a subsidiary of Mission Critical Electronics (MCE), has announced several new additions to its OEM and aftermarket channel sales team. The move correlates to growing sales and new Xantrex products entering the market.

“We’re expecting a big year for our inverters and inverter/charger products – many of which are offered as factory installs through our OEM truck partners,” said John Kalbfleisch, vice president and general manager of Xantrex. “What is more, we’ve made a foray into energy storage and renewable power solutions. We now offer lithium-ion batteries and flexible solar panels designed specifically for trucking applications. We’re ready with a re-aligned sales force to help support our product and customer growth.”

Will Tomkinson was promoted to Xantrex’s sales director, in charge of leading the Xantrex sales team, while overseeing market engagement and customer satisfaction. He previously served as Xantrex’s sales manager, in charge of the European and Canadian markets.

Hall Fess takes over as sales manager for the heavy-duty truck market and will work directly with Xantrex OEM customers. He’ll also provide services and solutions for fleets and other partners. Fess comes from Purkeys – a sister company to Xantrex – where he was responsible for managing fleet, dealership and OEM relationships in the Midwest.

Matthew Wodecki comes into a new role within Xantrex and MCE will serve as sales director of Xantrex’s FREEDOM eGen Power Solutions. In his new role, he will work with product & engineering teams to develop power solutions utilizing lithium battery and solar power technology for various markets and industries. Wodecki previously was a strategic account manager for Xantrex’s commercial and industrial businesses.

Terry Yates has been appointed to the role of Xantrex sales manager for work trucks throughout North America. Yates was previously a sales executive in commercial and regional sales in the heavy duty, and work truck marketplaces.

Other new additions include Teena Sexton who serves as Xantrex’s insides sales representative for both OEM & Aftermarket customers, and Allan McGuire who joins Xantrex as an applications engineer.

About Xantrex

Xantrex, a Mission Critical Electronics brand, is one of the most successful and popular brands of onboard AC power technology. Xantrex products are used in a variety of applications in the RV, marine, military, construction, emergency medical services, bus, work service vehicle and commercial truck markets. Xantrex pioneered the development of power inverters and battery chargers in the early 90s and has since created many category-defining solutions in various markets. Xantrex ensures its products undergo extensive reliability testing and certifies its products to comply with various regulatory standards to meet or exceed the applicable requirements for safety, quality, efficiency and environment. With four decades of design, engineering and manufacturing experience, Xantrex power solutions offer an enviable mix of advanced technology and unmatched dependability.


About Mission Critical Electronics (MCE)

Headquartered in Huntington Beach, Calif., Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) is a leader in the development of innovative solutions for power conversion, energy storage, power generation and shore power connectivity for a wide variety of end-use applications operating under the leading brands Xantrex, Purkeys, Kussmaul Electronics, Newmar Power, ASEA Power Systems, Power Products and American Battery Charging. These brands have been built on the strength of their team and their ability to connect with customers. MCE takes great pride in translating their customers’ needs into the highest quality products and solutions available in the markets it serves. MCE delivers those products and solutions with unmatched level of responsiveness.


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