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Microprecision Electronics Hires National Sales Manager

Global manufacturer of precision microswitches and sealed position switches has appointed Bill Wixted as National Sales Manager for its U.S. market.

EDINA, Minn. -- Microprecision Electronics SA, a global manufacturer of precision microswitches and sealed position switches, has appointed Bill Wixted as National Sales Manager of Microprecision Electronics Inc. in Edina, Minnesota.

The Microprecision Electronics Inc. division was established in the U.S. market in 2005 to support to company’s increasing growth in North America. Wixted will lead the company’s effort to increase U.S. market share by expanding the field sales force and distribution network.

Wixted has over 20 years of sales management experience with electro-mechanical products, having served in regional and national sales management positions for companies such as Leader Tech Inc. and Elma Electronic Inc.

“We are glad that Bill is joining our team,” said Markus Affolter, President of Microprecision Electronics SA. “With his vast experience in sales management, we expect our U.S. operations to contribute significantly towards our company’s global success.”

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