John Bendt

EFCO Corp. has promoted John Bendt to senior vice president of sales and marketing. He will report directly to EFCO president John Klein.

“John brings tremendous experience and industry knowledge to his new role,” says Klein.

Bendt joined Apogee in 2002 and has held several leadership roles across the organization. Most recently he served as vice president of building retrofit strategy, where he led the development of Apogee’s renovation initiative, growing it to $40 million in orders in fiscal year 2018.

Previously Bendt worked as vice president of sales and marketing at Wausau Window and Wall Systems from 2008 to 2012, and he was vice president of service and special projects for Harmon from 2002 to 2008. Prior to joining Apogee, he worked in numerous general management positions for Otis Elevator Co., a unit of United Technologies Corp.

In his new role, Bendt will be responsible for leading and developing EFCO’s sales and marketing team, driving profitable revenue growth and serving as a key contributor to the company’s marketing and business strategy.

“He brings a winning attitude and a proven record of developing strong teams, cultivating new business opportunities and creating solutions to meet customers’ needs,” says Klein.

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