CHICAGO, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UMF Corporation, a developer of infection prevention products, today announced that William Slezak has joined the company as vice president of Healthcare for North America. Slezak will be based in the Washington D.C. area.
A sales, marketing, and business development veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Slezak will play an integral role in developing new markets and increasing the company's market share. As such, he will be responsible for creating strategies to drive revenue growth and to deliver industry-leading solutions that meet customer needs.
George Clarke, CEO of UMF Corporation, said, "We're very pleased to welcome Bill to the UMF team. His extensive knowledge of the health care industry will contribute greatly to the solutions we provide to customers. We look forward to his contributions in leading our sales team, adding market share and enriching the customer experience."
Commenting on his new post, Slezak said, "I'm excited about the opportunity to join UMF Corporation and contribute to further building a leading brand in healthcare. I look forward to working with, and leading, a truly dedicated and accomplished sales team in our collective mission to reduce preventable healthcare-associated infections in all healthcare facilities."
Slezak has worked for a provider of commercial cleaning solutions, as well as a premier provider of computer systems and software. He has held leadership positions and participated in numerous industry organizations, including the Association for the Healthcare Environment, the International Executive Housekeepers Association, and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses and looks forward to further growing these relationships.
Slezak received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Maryland.
About UMF Corporation
Innovators and specialists in environmental hygiene, UMF Corporation delivers advanced, patented antimicrobial technology with industry-leading PerfectCLEAN® products, education, training, motivation and support. The company, headquartered in the Chicago area, is the only U.S. company that designs, engineers and manufactures high-performance fibers and accessories to help its customers meet tough new challenges in public health and safety. UMF Corporation is the annual sponsor of the Hygiene Specialist™ Excellence award to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of ES. For more information, visit http://www.perfectclean.com.
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