Fort Worth, Texas – Conner Industries, Inc. recently introduced Art Lewis III as its Vice President of Sales and newest member of the executive leadership team. In his new role, Lewis will lead the company’s sales and business development efforts across all of its product lines, including industrial lumber, custom wood packaging, 3PL services, and engineered packaging.
“With more than 14 years of load securement and protective packaging experience, involvement with one of our major competitors, and over 20 years of combined sales and sales leadership experience, Art brings an enormous amount of value to Conner,” says David Dixon, CEO of Conner Industries. “I’m confident that Art is the right person to lead our sales strategy to expand our multiple product lines in current and future markets.”
Lewis joins Conner from Maillis Strapping Solutions where he served as the North American General Manager. While there, he developed and implemented new market-facing and industry growth strategies that resulted in double-digit growth and exceeded working capital and operating profit objectives. Prior to that, Lewis was VP of Packaging for Storopack, where he led sales for 7 plant locations. Lewis also held several leadership positions with Dow Chemical in their Consumer Building Products division and is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
“I am honored to join the Conner team in such a pivotal role,” says Art Lewis, VP of Sales for Conner Industries. “Conner is well-positioned to gain a significant share of market within the industrial wood and packaging industry, and I’m excited to be a part of that journey.”
Conner Industries, Inc. is a leading provider of industrial wood and packaging solutions in the United States. They specialize in supplying cut lumber (softwoods, hardwoods, and panel products) needed for pallets, crates, and skid parts, fully assembled custom pallets, crates, engineered packaging solutions, and wide variety of services tailored to customer needs. With educated and knowledgeable salespeople, subject matter experts, an experienced design team, and packaging engineers on staff, Conner serves customers nationwide from 14 plant locations in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Tennessee, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. It is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.