Turtle & Hughes (Linden, NJ): The company’s Integrated Supply division promoted Blake Varbero to VP, Business Development, responsible for leading the division’s national sales efforts. Varbero has spent his entire Turtle & Hughes 13-year career in this division, which provides MRO supply chain services to Fortune 100 companies operating nationwide, and in Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.
Varbero joined the Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS) division in 2010. Most recently, he served as sales director responsible for new customer acquisition and business development. His previous roles also include: program manager for THIS’ largest customer and director of national accounts. He was then promoted to national account manager where in 2013-2014, he was responsible for top line sales growth at unmanned customer sites in three countries and 20 states across diverse industries that included Medical Device, Automotive and general industrial manufacturing. Varbero started at THIS in Hamden, CT, as an inside sales representative for Centralized Procurement, supporting the division’s national accounts.
He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a minor in Business.