Continental, a leading global supplier of systems, components, and tires to automobile and truck manufacturers, and a trusted provider of OE-engineered aftermarket parts, has named Allen Selzler as Sales Technical Training Specialist for Continental Automotive’s Interior Division, Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket (CVAM) Business Unit. In this role, Selzler will be responsible for the organization, coordination, and execution of regional presentations and demonstrations with prospective and existing customers.
In addition to planning and hosting training events, Selzler will be tasked with supporting sales team personnel, establishing sales leads generated from training sessions, developing installation instructions, and building and maintaining customer relationships.
Prior to joining CVAM, Selzler worked for Continental Tires of the Americas, as Territory Sales Manager for Commercial Vehicle Tires (CVT) Business Unit from 2013-2018. In this role, Selzler developed business partnerships with key customer accounts and coordinated sales and training events at the regional level. He also developed training for customer and dealer personnel and conducting one-on-one training on product, selling, and inventory management.
Allen Selzler holds a B.A. from the University of Sioux Falls.
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transport. In 2017, Continental generated sales of €44 billion and currently employs more than 243,000 people in 60 countries.
Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of €9.3 billion in 2017.
Within the Interior Division the Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket Business Unit accommodates the specific requirements of the commercial vehicle, special vehicle and aftermarket sector. A global network of sales and service companies ensures proximity to local customers. Covering the product brands Continental, VDO, ATE, Galfer and Barum the Business Unit offers web based managed services, fleet management and tachograph solutions electronic products, systems and services for commercial and special vehicles, a broad selection of products for specialized workshops and spare parts for the Independent Aftermarket and the Original Equipment Services after end of series production of the vehicle manufacturer.
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