HICKORY, N.C. (October 2020) – Shurtape Technologies, LLC, a leading manufacturer and marketer of pressure-sensitive tapes based in Hickory, N.C., is proud to announce Peter Fahrenkopf, Vice President of Sales for the Company’s Avon, Ohio-based Consumer & Craftsman Group, has been awarded a 2020 Champions of Change Award from GMDC and Winsight Grocery Business.

Champions of Change annually honors recipients from the retailer, wholesaler, supplier, vendor, and service provider communities who consistently demonstrate excellence and superior results in the following three categories:

  • Emerging Champions: recognizing the impact made through demonstrated leadership, results-oriented achievements, peer mentoring and related exceptional contributions to their companies’ overall success.
  • Legendary Champions: recognizing the consistent demonstration of outstanding leadership, dynamic vision, inventive strategic direction and innovative solution-building while providing exemplary inspiration for a new generation of up-and-coming leaders.
  • Hometown Heroes: recognizing how these leaders stand out for their above-and-beyond acts of dedication, compassion, thoughtfulness and joy as they work to keep customers and associates safe, healthy and protected in their local communities.

“We congratulate Peter on this outstanding recognition and achievement. Since joining the Company 15 years ago, Peter has made his mark by demonstrating outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills to not just those in the Sales department, but to everyone within our Company,” said John Kahl, CEO of Shurtape Technologies’ Consumer & Craftsman Group. “Peter’s strategic approach and growth mindset bring new creativity and innovation to our Company and have helped us reach new heights within our Sales channels.”

For more information regarding the 2020 Champions of Change Awards, presented by GMDC and Winsight Grocery Business, please visit the GMDC website.