Luis Lane joined Hörmann High Performance Doors as the new South Central Territory (KS, MO, OK, TX) Regional Sales Manager, January 1, 2020. Luis will be working with Whitney Hopper in this position as Whitney has been promoted and will be transitioning throughout 2020 to his new role, Director of Sales Cold Storage-North American for Hörmann.
Luis is a seasoned professional with 21 years within the high performance door industry. He began in the industry by successfully establishing an independent distributorship of industrial doors and material handling equipment in Texas and Mexico. Most recently, Luis worked for seven years in a regional manager capacity rapidly developing new distributors in Texas and Mexico, quickly increasing sales revenues by up to 35% annually. Peter Burnham, Vice President of Sales and Marketing commented, "With our recent promotion of Whitney Hopper to Director of Sales for the cold storage sector, we had big shoes to fill and were thrilled to be able to add Luis to our team as Whitney's replacement in the South Central territory. Luis' expertise in solutions-selling and his proven track record as a leader in the door industry will enable him to be a valuable resource for our dealers in that area. He will work closely with Whitney Hopper throughout 2020 to make sure the transition between the two is seamless."