Dublin, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Safeware, a leading provider of product protection and extended warranty solutions, is continuing to grow its business development team with the addition of Eric Fruithandler. Fruithandler is a thirty-five year veteran of the extended warranty industry having held sales, sales management and executive-level positions for a variety of well-established providers.

“As we welcome Eric to the team, we look forward to new and innovative approaches to technology protection,” says Safeware’s Chief Executive Officer, Bryan Schutjer. “His extensive experience in product protection will help to accelerate Safeware’s growing footprint and continue our focus on providing exceptional solutions for customers.”

Throughout his career, he has worked with auto, appliance, and mobile device protection programs in the dealer, reseller, school and enterprise markets. Getting to know his clients on a personal level, helping to solve their problems and creating a more efficient process are strong areas of interest for Fruithandler.

Fruithandler says, “Safeware is an organization that prides itself on providing the best customer experience possible. This customer-first philosophy deeply resonates with me, and I look forward to being a part of this exciting team.” Having received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Texas Tech University, Fruithandler is a now licensed Property and Casualty insurance agent in the State of Texas, as well as a non-resident agent in Florida.

About Safeware

Having pioneered the technology insurance industry in 1982, Safeware is now one of the most recognized names in product protection. Safeware’s innovative approach to insurance and extended warranty solutions has propelled the company into multiple industries including education, corporate technology, fitness, furniture and appliances. By allowing partners to customize coverage based on their unique needs, Safeware provides best-in-class programs allowing customers to own their products with confidence.

Learn more about Safeware online at www.safeware.com or by calling 1.800.800.1492.


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Lizzie Thompson