PORTLAND, Ore. –– Blount International announced two promotions in their International and North American sales groups within their Forestry, Lawn & Garden (FLAG) division. Scott Harris has been promoted to vice-president of North American sales and Stephane Faucher has been promoted to vice-president of International Sales

Harris first joined Blount in 1996 as northeast territory manager where he was responsible for covering 13 states. Since then, Harris has held various positions within the company including brand development manager, U.S. sales manager servicing dealer group, North American servicing dealer group zone manager, and most recently, North American sales director.

Harris is currently serving a second term as the president of the Outdoor Power Equipment Aftermarket Association and has previously sat on the board of directors for the Outdoor Power Equipment and Engine Service Association.

Faucher joined Blount’s French office in 2001 as a key account manager and has since held regional sales positions in Belgium, Europe, Scandinavia, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East. Faucher has had vast experience in global leadership.

Blount is a global manufacturer and distributor of products for consumers and professionals. In the forestry market, it markets under the Oregon, Carlton and KOX brands.