COLUMBIA, MD – BYK-Gardner, worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties, has increased its staff by nine.

Rae Roby has been named Regional Sales Manager for the Michigan and Northern Ohio Region. Her territory includes all of Michigan, as well as the Toledo, Cleveland and Youngstown, OH, areas. Roby comes to BYK-Gardner with 14 years of experience.

Sam Cauchi, Sales Manager for Canada, is responsible for covering all of Canada. He has five years of hands-on R&D experience and five years of industrial-sales experience.

Sheila White has been named the company’s new Customer Care Center Manager for North America.

Mary Llewellyn of the company’s Customer Care Center will be responsible for all of Canada and will be working with Sam Cauchi. She has 15 years of experience in selling and customer relations.

Scott Richeson, also a team member in the Customer Care Center, will work with Andy Stummer covering the Mid-Atlantic USA territory. Richeson has spent close to 20 years working within the coatings industry.

Sandrine Letendre, one of the newest members of the Customer Care Center, will handle the West Coast USA area and work with Ed Smyth. She brings over 20 years of sales experience to BYK-Gardner.

Patrick Weaver, another new member of the Customer Care Center, will handle the Southwest USA area and work with Joe Daniels.

Corey Cohen joins BYK-Gardner USA as Applications Specialist to the company’s applications staff.

Josh Egbert joins BYK-Gardner USA as the Service Administrator and will be responsible for assisting customers with returning instruments for certification and service. He will also be repairing instruments.