Michael Savitt

Excel Dryer, Inc., manufacturer of the XLERATOR® Hand Dryer, has announced the promotion of Michael Savitt to director of domestic sales. Savitt, a Chicago resident, has held positions with increasing responsibility over his 10 years with Excel Dryer, most recently serving as business development manager for North America.

In his new role, Savitt will supervise the U.S. sales team, explore opportunities to support the company’s growth and work closely with architects, distributors and end users to identify how high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers fit into cost-savings and sustainability initiatives.

Prior to his role as business development manager for North America, Savitt started at Excel Dryer as a field sales manager and then became a national field sales manager. Savitt has worked across all markets, verticals and channels for Excel Dryer over the past decade.

Before joining the company, Savitt worked at Avatar HR Solutions and Data Recognition Corporation. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BA in journalism and went on to receive his MA in journalism at Indiana University-Bloomington. He completed the “Mastering Sales: A Toolkit for Success” course at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, “Coaching for Improved Performance & Results” with Leadership Dynamics, Inc., and “Effective Personal Productivity” with Leadership Management International, Inc.