REDwire Press Release: HARTING names Claude Langlois new Sales Director for Canada

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Claude Langois, new Sales Director for HARTING Canada.

Montreal, QC, August 2014 – HARTING has appointed veteran sales executive Claude Langlois as Sales Director for Canada, heading up its expanding sales and customer engagement for the Canadian market.

Langlois will be based at HARTING Canada headquarters in suburban St-Laurent, QC. He brings in over 12 years in executive and other senior sales positions in the electronics and industrial sectors to HARTING along with considerable experience in developing OEM direct sales and tiered channel strategies with customers and distributors.

Educated in Quebec, he began his career 28 years ago as a sales engineer. Langlois joins Ontario-based sales manager Randolph Froude, who also covers Western Canada for HARTING, and a bilingual telephone sales desk in supporting the Canadian customer base.

“Claude is a perfect fit for HARTING and our growth strategy for Canada,” says Jon DeSouza, president and CEO of HARTING North America and HARTING Canada.

“Since we opened HARTING Canada in 2011, our sales growth has exceeded expectations and the prospects for further, strong growth are excellent. Our intention is to keep increasing our staff presence over time. Our customers really appreciate being able to interact with us directly, allowing us to identify the best solution for their needs.”


The HARTING Technology Group, family owned and based in Germany, employs approximately 3,900 people globally across more than 40 subsidiaries and branch offices.

With production facilities in Europe, Asia and the United States, the HARTING portfolio of connectivity solutions focuses on multiple levels, from the machine to the device and into the communication infrastructure.

The US plant in Elgin, Illinois is one of three HARTING locations that manufactures the HIS product line (HARTING Integrated Solutions/ back-planes) and custom cable assemblies.

The company’s core business is intelligent and high-performance connection technology. HARTING works in almost all industrial markets with a focus on requirements for robust, reliable connectivity solutions.

Media Contacts:                                                                    

Christina Chatfield,     
Marketing Communications Manager
HARTING North America
1370 Bowes Road
Elgin, IL 60123, USA                                                                                        
+1 (847) 717-9217                         

Martin Wendland
PR Toolbox Inc.
126 Neville Park Blvd
Toronto, ON M4E 3P8
+1 (416) 830-8797


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