Bendheim Appoints Eric Van de Bovenkamp New Global Sales Manager
Bendheim is pleased to welcome Eric Van de Bovenkamp as Global Sales Manager of our Architectural Glass division. Eric will be responsible for supporting and growing the company’s extensive sales network throughout North America and overseas.
Eric brings to Bendheim more than 30 years of sales management experience, including leadership positions in the Fortune 100 companies Johnson & Johnson and PepsiCo. At Johnson & Johnson, he facilitated the strategic integration of marketing and sales efforts, and established procedures for national product launches. As a general manager at PepsiCo, Eric introduced company-owned sales and distribution systems into Russia. Later on, he helped establish the German company FSB as a leader in decorative architectural hardware in the North American market. In recent years, he’s been an independent consultant, specializing in sales and distribution for multinational companies in the construction industry.
“Eric’s wealth of experience in driving organizational development and his ability to solve real client needs with targeted market solutions will help Bendheim enhance its service to the architectural, design, build, and commercial contract communities. We are confident that his multidimensional understanding of the construction world will be a great asset to our global sales force,” said Steven Jayson, co-owner and Vice President of Bendheim.
Eric holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Rutgers University. He has lived and worked around the world, from St. Petersburg, Russia, to Miami, Florida, and currently resides in New York with his family.
Bendheim is one of the world’s foremost resources for specialty architectural glass. Founded in New York City in 1927, the fourth-generation, family-owned company offers a virtually unlimited range of in-stock and custom architectural glass varieties. Bendheim develops, fabricates, and distributes its products worldwide. The company maintains production facilities in New Jersey and an extensive showroom in New York City