This January, Harris Leaves a Legacy of Integrity and Innovation After 43 Years of Service
Command Alkon, the leading software and solutions provider for the heavy building materials industry, announces the retirement of Mark Harris, Vice President of Global Sales, after an illustrious career spanning 43 years.
Harris joined Command Alkon in 1980 and has played a pivotal role in driving sales growth and establishing Command Alkon as a market leader across the globe.
Throughout his tenure at Command Alkon, Harris has been a mainstay in our Dublin, OH office and has held various key roles, starting as a hardware engineer and progressing into software roles. In 1987, he transitioned into sales, leveraging his extensive knowledge and industry expertise to successfully navigate the ever-evolving landscape of the heavy building materials industry. His consultative approach with customers has been instrumental in building long-lasting relationships and driving sustainable growth for both parties.
Under Harris’s leadership, Command Alkon implemented strategies and initiatives to drive global sales growth. He focused on developing a well-rounded sales team that understands all aspects of customers’ businesses, helping them attain operational and economic success. Harris’s strategic vision and ability to forge strong collaborations have expanded the company’s global customer base and helped position Command Alkon as a worldwide industry leader. Most recently, Harris has directed his attention to building stronger relationships and developing mutual growth strategies with our valued dealers and OEMs who are key partners in our business success.
"We are extremely thankful to Mark for the impactful contributions and unwavering dedication he has brought to the company throughout his tenure," said Jeff Newlin, Chief Revenue Officer at Command Alkon. "His leadership, strategic insights, and relentless pursuit of excellence was instrumental in driving our growth and his passion for the customer will remain a lasting example to the team. As Mark embarks on his new personal chapter, we extend our heartfelt appreciation for his four decades of service and wish him health and happiness as he enjoys his retirement.
"I am incredibly grateful for the remarkable journey I have had with Command Alkon,” said Harris. “It has been an honor to collaborate with an exceptional team and witness the growth and success we have achieved together. As I embark on this new chapter of retirement, I reflect on the countless meaningful relationships I have built and the invaluable experiences that have shaped me both personally and professionally. I am confident that Command Alkon will continue to thrive under the leadership of its talented individuals, and I look forward to seeing the company soar to greater heights in the future."
Mark leaves behind a legacy of excellence, integrity, and innovation. Command Alkon expresses its deepest gratitude to him for his outstanding contributions to our success and wishes him many years of personal fulfillment and enjoyment in his well-deserved retirement beginning in January.