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Viking SupplyNet Announces New Sales Leadership in Southern U.S. Region

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 10am

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA – Viking SupplyNet, a global leader in the distribution of fire protection and life safety systems, announces two important sales leadership changes in its south sales region. First, the company is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Sharp as Viking SupplyNet’s Regional Sales Manager for the Southeast U.S. region. Second, Adam Owens, the previous Sales Manager in the region, has been promoted to Director of Sales for the Southeast and South Central regions.

For the past nine years, Chris Sharp served in a variety of roles at Tyco Fire Protection Products, including business development and distributor sales management. Sharp was also previously employed at Viking SupplyNet for eight years, functioning as the Location Manager for the company’s Charlotte, North Carolina distribution center and as Territory Sales Manager for North Carolina, South Carolina, and western Virginia. With his return to Viking SupplyNet, Sharp will be responsible for directing and growing sales in the Southeast U.S. region.

Adam Owens first joined Viking SupplyNet as a Territory Sales Manager in 2005. Owens was later promoted to Regional Sales Manager for the Southeast U.S. Sales Region and has since led the team to achieve significant growth across the nine-state region. In his new assignment as Director of Sales, Owens will be responsible for the total sales effort for both Viking SupplyNet and Viking Fabrication Services in the Southeast and South Central regions.

A full listing of Viking SupplyNet locations and sales team members can be found at

Viking is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative fire protection and life safety systems.  For nearly 100 years the company’s products and services have protected lives and property worldwide from the devastating effects of fire.  For more information on Viking’s complete line of fire protection products and services, please visit or call 800-968-9501.