Kevin O’Hearon Joins Air Techniques as Strategic Purchasing Manager

MELVILLE, New York — (June 4, 2013) — Air Techniques, Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment, announces the appointment of Kevin O’Hearon as their new Strategic Purchasing Manager. Mr. O’Hearon, who has more than two decades of experience in purchasing and supply management, will be responsible for overseeing the company’s strategic purchasing department.

Air Techniques is continually striving to promote and maintain its position as a world class manufacturer by providing the proper product at a competitive price in a timely manner. Mr. O’Hearon will be responsible for sourcing new products, materials, and parts, maintaining supplier relationships, and monitoring costs.

Most recently, Mr. O’Hearon worked as the Purchasing Manager at Chelsea Lighting. Prior to that, he was the Director of Purchasing at Leviton Manufacturing Company, where he worked for 20 years, starting out in Customer Service before being promoted several times. Mr. O’Hearon’s area of specialization is in purchasing and purchasing management. He has a background in customer service, MRP, forecasting, and DRP, which extends to resale and international purchasing.

“I’m looking forward to continuing to drive purchasing as a profit center, and looking for ways to leverage my experience to generate additional opportunities for the department and the company,” stated Mr. O’Hearon.

“Kevin’s skills and experience are a welcome addition to our strategic purchasing department,” said John Scott, Air Techniques’ President. “His experience in purchasing management will be a great asset to our team.”

Mr. O’Hearon attended the State University of New York at Oneonta where he successfully completed the undergraduate program in 3½ years to receive a BS in Sociology.

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