Great Northern Corp. – Oshkosh has hired Bruce Kehler as VP, sales development. In his role, Kehler will provide sales leadership, strategic account development, and key account relationship management.
“Bruce’s background in Fortune 500 consumer goods packaging, web printing, converting, customer strategy, and relationship development makes him a valuable addition to Great Northern,” says John Davis, chief executive officer of GNC.
Kehler comes to GNC from Amcor Flexibles North America (formerly Bemis North America), where he most recently served as senior director sales – global key accounts. In this role, his responsibilities included the development of key account strategies, commercial plans, and account agreements.
Previously, he served as VP sales – Bemis North America. While in this position, he led a team of senior account managers and regional sales directors, executed key account strategies, and developed cross-functional marketing, manufacturing, and R&D solutions.
Kehler attended both St. Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and then Metropolitan State University in Minneapolis, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business.