Gerber Technology has announced two new American appointments.

Rodney Harrelson has been promoted to the position of deputy regional director. Rodney will manage all sales operations in the West Coast area of the US, Canada and 50 mile border area of Mexico along the states of Arizona and California. Prior to joining Gerber as senior sales executive a year ago, he worked for Lectra Systems and Microdynamics.

Rodney replaces Alan Seymour, who has relocated to Toronto to manage the sales activities in Central Canada and Northwestern New York State.

In the second appointment, Barry Jackowitz has been named as the new director of aftermarket sales in the Americas region, responsible for developing new business in the cutter and plotter supplies market. Barry has over 30 years of experience in the US paper and poly supply business with Better Methods Alexander.