Coming Together Is The Beginning
At Holland Imports, we believe our team is the foundation of our growth and success. Working as a team fosters our creativity and blends our complementary strengths to better serve our partners. Meet the key members of our team:
Leader, Innovator and Visionary
Mohamed first started his career as a high school teacher in Kisumu, Kenya. Given his passion for helping others, he committed himself to engaging his students and instilling in them a work ethic and an ambition for success. In time, Mohamed decided to help at the family’s store. There, Mohamed was able to build skills in sales, marketing, and customer service. Mohamed’s good nature and charisma meant customers loved dealing with him. In addition to his interest in business, Mohamed is an athlete and competed in badminton and table tennis at a regional level.
When the Punjani family moved to Canada and established Holland Imports, Mohamed took charge of sales and later purchasing. Under the guidance of his eldest brother Sadru, Mohamed developed strong relationships with overseas suppliers which continue today.
Mohamed is well-known in the industry for his respect for customers and suppliers alike, his humility, and integrity. Mohamed was a recipient of a commemorative medal for the 125th anniversary of the confederation of Canada. This award recognizes significant contributions to compatriots, community and to Canada. His example and that of the other founders have now become the core values at Holland Imports.
Erin has over a decade of senior management experience from both distribution and logistics companies. She comes to Holland with a proven track-record of streamlining processes and creating efficiencies all while keeping the customer top of mind. Her work with national and multi-national companies affords her the skills and experience to lead Holland in all facets of its operations.
National Sales Manager
Greg brings over 15 years of experience in the hardware and garden industries with both retail and distribution channel development. He has worked closely with some the largest national retailers while continuing to drive and focus on innovative strategies for independent and grassroots retail partners. Greg’s mission is to provide a high value return to Holland’s customers through continued long-term growth.
National Accounts Manager
With more than 25 years of senior-level sales experience, Gordon has worked closely with many of Canada’s larger retailers to build and nurture relationships as well as achieve win-win opportunities. His knowledge and expertise, particularly in hardware, hand tools, and power tool accessories, is a significant asset to Holland Imports and our customers.
Key Accounts Manager
Leah comes to Holland Imports with extensive sales and account management experience in diverse markets. She has strong communication and interpersonal skills and enjoys building long lasting relationships with clients at a variety of organizational levels. Leah’s passion for excellence is evident in her dedication to provide exceptional customer service.