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Girbau NA Promotes Two from Within

Pollnow, Willman take next steps in new management roles

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Girbau North America (GNA) has recently made two promotions within the company’s team. Brennan Pollnow of Milwaukee has been named North American business manager, Girbau Industrial brand, and Tyler Willman of Oshkosh has been named regional business development manager — Canada & Northwestern U.S.

“Brennan and Tyler are impressive young professionals who have proven their value with our company,” says Vice President of Sales Joel Jorgensen. “We are excited to offer them next steps toward building high-quality careers representing the GNA family of brands and products.”

Pollnow started with GNA as an inside sales and customer care associate in 2016, and two years later moved up to regional sales manager for Central/Southern U.S. commercial distribution and to provide lead prospect qualification and management for the company’s industrial laundry brand, Girbau Industrial (GI).

In his new role, Pollnow will, in addition to other tasks, design and implement GI strategic sales plans; support new GI product introductions; develop lasting relationships with distributors, suppliers and partners; manage ongoing GI projects; and identify emerging markets and market shifts.

Willman joined the GNA team in 2020 as a regional sales manager in training. Now as regional sales manager, he will be responsible for developing lasting distributor and partner relationships, as well as assisting with new product development, competitive analyses, lead tracking and follow-up, and other duties.