June 01, 2015 09:30 ET

BACE Hires Michael Pond to Be Director of Sales for the Southwest Region

Industry Veteran Continues BACE's Geographic Expansion

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - Jun 1, 2015) - BACE, a global manufacturer of balers and compactors for the recycling and waste-disposal industries, has appointed Michael Pond as its new Director of Sales for the southwest regions of North America and Mexico. Pond will be responsible for sales and marketing growth in the region, along with new-product exploration and opening up alternative mainstream markets.

"I am very excited to join the BACE team," said Pond. "I've watched their progression as a manufacturer, and I'm thrilled to be a part of a growing organization. My entire career has been spent providing high-quality equipment and services to a wide array of clients. And my clients have always considered me a trusted advisor, always putting their interests first to ensure their complete and total satisfaction."

Pond joins the BACE team from RiverRoad Waste Solutions in Tinton Falls, NJ, for which he served as Director of Sales. He brings more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and technology for various products and industries, including distribution, manufacturing, and third-party management. He's been recognized for his outstanding sales achievements, having won the prestigious AT&T 2012 Supplier Sustainability Award.

"We're fortunate to be able to attract Mike, given his accomplishments," said Gregory Leon, BACE's SVP, Sales & Marketing. "We welcome him the BACE family, confident that his expertise and his passion will fit nicely with our core value of treating people as they wish to be treated. Mike brings a refined focus on customer relationships and will take the initiative in helping our customers get the products they, get the service they deserve, and get the partner they've been looking for. Mike's innate ability to uncover core issues, resolve situations satisfactorily, and grow sales as a result will help solidify our position as a worldwide leader of recycling and waste-Disposal equipment and services".

About BACE
BACE is a global manufacturer of heavy-duty balers and compactors for use in the recycling and waste management industry, including the patent-pending SmartBaler System™. BACE is headquartered at 2205 North Tryon Street in Charlotte, NC, and will be transitioning to its new 90,000-square foot headquarters at 322 West 32nd Street in March 2015. For more information, please visit or email

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