Worthington Compressors Announces New Marine And Navy Sales Force

Worthington Compressors, Inc., 333 Elm Street, West Springfield, Mass. 01089, has announced the establishment of a Marine and Navy sales group headed by Frederick O. Snyder in Philadelphia, Pa. Superseding the prior functions of the Worthington Marine and Government sales group in the compressor field, the reorganization is designed to provide better service and more expertise to Marine and Navy customers. Mr. Snyder, a 1939 graduate of Case-Western Reserve University and a World War II naval officer, has been with Worthington since 1941. A member of the American Society of Marine Engineers, he most recently served the company as Eastern regional sales manager.

Also appointed were Wayne D. Freese as Eastern manager-marine sales, based in Philadelphia, and Walter A. Penner as Western manager-marine sales, based in Los Angeles, Calif.

Mr. Freese, who holds BSME and MBA degrees from Lehigh University, 1959, and Drexel University, 1971, respectively, has served as a salesman and district manager for Worthington since 1959.

Mr. Penner, who joined the company in 1938, has held positions of salesman and most recently, district sales manager in Los Angeles. A former U.S. Navy lieutenant and certified naval architect and marine engineer, he holds a BSME degree from Stevens Institute of Technology, 1938.

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