ROCKWALL, TX — Col-Met announced that Gerardo Perez has joined the company as a Business Development Manager for Mexico. Perez will work to develop distribution partners in Mexico to promote the sales of Col-Met standard and RP Filtration products throughout Mexico.

Perez joins the company with over 25 years of experience in the finishing industry. Most recently, he worked for Carlisle Fluid Technologies as General Manager for the division located in Mexico City where he oversaw all manufacturing and sales activity. He also supported the Central America and Caribbean markets. As his career developed within the Carlisle/ITW organizations, he also worked in the capacity of Business Unit Manager, Operations Manager and Sales Manager. Throughout his career he has developed extensive knowledge of the finishing industry and strong relationships with the distribution networks throughout Mexico.