ALLENTOWN, Pa. (Sept. 24, 2013) — Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has named Sean Lannoo as the sales technical training specialist for the company's VDO branded aftermarket product lines.
Mr. Lannoo will be responsible for providing technical support and technical training to customer sales personnel and professional technicians throughout the U.S. and Canada. Conti said these activities will include presenting and demonstrating the capabilities and advantages of VDO technology and the VDO OE quality replacement parts program.
Conti said Mr. Lannoo will be responsible for developing and maintaining the library of installation instructions for VDO replacement parts and assisting VDO sales personnel with trade shows and service clinics. He also will help create sales opportunities with existing and prospective customers.
Mr. Lannoo had previously been with Conti from 1997 to 2010, where he served as both an engineering analyst and product manager. In addition to his work with tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), Mr. Lannoo also handled the company's aftermarket instrumentation, ATE Brakes, in-vehicle GPS navigation systems and audio systems.
Prior to rejoining Conti, Mr. Lannoo worked in the power generation industry, Conti said, serving as the inside sales technical expert for Davidson Sales Co. in Daytona Beach, Fla.
He holds an associate of science degree in electronics from Hamilton Technical College, and is an ASE-certified brakes and parts specialist.