Takeuchi-Mfg. announced leadership changes at the annual shareholders meeting in May. Founder and President Mr. Akio Takeuchi has stepped down, and his son, Mr. Toshiya Takeuchi, will now serve as president of Takeuchi. He is the second president in the history of Takeuchi Manufacturing.
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Brokk has hired John-Paul Duquette as regional sales manager for central Canada. Duquette manages sales for Brokk robotic demolition machines and provides support for new and existing customers throughout Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. has added Scott Morrish to the Finance team. He will report to Mr. K.S.Seo, CFO of Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc.
Stellar Industries, Inc. has added Tim Worman to its team. Worman will be responsible for the planning, organizing and controlling of the hook lift, cable hoist and American Eagle accessory product lines from conceptual stages through product life cycles to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives.
Takeuchi-US has hired Jeremy Lindsay to fill the regional manager position, effective immediately. In this role, he will be responsible for all sales development and activity within Alaska and Canada. His additional responsibilities include visiting assigned dealers throughout the region to oversee company business and assets while strengthening dealer relationships.
LiuGong NA has appointed Paul Cranage as its senior manager of Sales & Business Development. Working from LiuGong NA headquarters in Katy, Texas, Cranage is in charge of new dealer recruitment and training, LiuGong's dealer portal initiative and industry and performance reporting.
Vacuworx has announced the promotion of two employees and three new hires as it expands the marketing and strategy teams in support of global growth.
The Wacker Neuson Group has appointed Mr. Gert Reichetseder as President & CEO – North America, effective July 1, 2019. The company says that this addition to the Wisconsin-based Executive Management Board demonstrates the importance of the growing North American construction and agricultural machinery market to the global organization, while strengthening local leadership and ongoing commitment to the United States and Canada.
Doosan Bobcat has announced the appointment of regional presidents and a new global organization and leadership structure. In this organizational structure, the newly created global groups – engineering, procurement and strategy – will work across all regions to fully integrate and leverage the power and scale of the company.
Bomag Americas inc. is pleased to announce and welcome Cole Renken as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Renken will be responsible for developing and executing short and long-term growth strategies to better optimize the sales and customer support for our dealer and rental channel partners.
Takeuchi-US has appointed Henry Lawson as national dealer sales manager, effective immediately. Based out of Takeuchi-US headquarters in Pendergrass, Georgia, Lawson will be responsible for all sales activity through the company's North American dealer sales channel.
Telsmith, Inc., a manufacturer of mineral processing equipment, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Marty Waldorf, who joins as Regional Sales Manager covering Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Upper Michigan as his primary focus.
Exodus Machines is proud to announce the addition of James Bendas as the Vice President of Finance & Human Resources. His previous work experience for a variety of steel fabricators in manufacturing for both the domestic and international market will assist the team in the future growth of Exodus.
VMAC is pleased to announce that Mr. Rick Duifhuis has been appointed OEM Division Manager at VMAC. Mr. Duifhuis has been an important member of the VMAC team since 2005, managing several departments during his tenure, and has been working exclusively with VMAC's OEM partners for the past three years.
Epiroc has appointed Jon Torpy as General Manager and President for Epiroc USA LLC, effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Torpy brings 15 years of broad leadership experience with Epiroc and predecessor Atlas Copco, and 20 years of overall industry experience.
Ritchie Bros. has announced organizational realignment in North America , which will include a focus on three key business areas. The changes will come with several personnel changes in certain positions.
Nortrax announces that Richard Perzan will be joining the Nortrax leadership team in a newly created position as General Manager Roadbuilding and Minerals. Reporting to Perzan will be the addition of two newly hired Wirtgen Group Territory Managers, Ryan Link and Dave Notari. Perzan will lead his team as well as help facilitate the sales department with complete responsibility for all activities related to Wirtgen, Hamm, Kleemann and Vogele product groups.
Haver & Boecker recently named Jean-François Marchand as its certified sales representative for Quebec, Canada. Marchand brings 20 years of sales experience to the position with 10 years in heavy machinery.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Johannes Schulze Vohren, Regional President North America for Wacker Neuson, to the AEM CE Sector Board and Jeremy Yoder, Executive VP and COO of DISTek Integration Inc., to the AEM AG Sector Board to fill unexpired terms.
Caterpillar Inc. has announced several officer moves including changes in responsibilities for three Executive Office members, new roles for two current vice presidents and the appointment of two new vice presidents. All changes are effective March 1.
LiuGong North America (LGNA) has announced Mani Iyer as its new president, effective February 1, 2019. Kevin Thieneman, LGNA Chairman, said "Mani Iyer's track record in the equipment industry and his commitment to personal and professional growth is impressive. His ability to deliver business growth, his passionate and decisive management, and his belief in corporate and employee responsibility will be a perfect fit at LiuGong. We are very pleased to have Mani join the LiuGong team."
Manitou North America rounds out its senior leadership team, adding three key team members positioned to drive the customer experience for its Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou brands. Myron Birschbach was announced as the new vice president of service and aftermarket; Scott McGuigan, eastern region vice president for Manitou North America sales; and Jill Pintor, business coordinator for Manitou North America.
Telsmith, Inc. has promoted Jeff Gray to vice president of sales and marketing.
Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, recently added Phil Garinger to its sales team in Canada. Garinger, who comes to Superior from ELRUS Aggregate Systems, is the manufacturer's new equipment territory sales manager in Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Additionally, he will support the manufacturer's conveying and washing dealers in Alberta and British Columbia.
EIW, LLC, along with parent company McLanahan Corporation, is welcoming Trevor Park to the company as Regional Sales Manager.
Alta Equipment Company joined with local, state, national and international officials and business representatives Tuesday morning, July 17, to officially break ground on the new Gordie Howe International Bridge at an invite-only ceremony in Detroit.
Peter Voorhoeve, currently the President and CEO of Volvo Group Australia, has been named President of Volvo Trucks North America, effective Sept. 1, 2018. He succeeds Göran Nyberg, who left the company in April; Per Carlsson will continue to serve as acting President until Sept. 1.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has appointed Stephanie McCall to a new role as vice president key accounts. The appointment is effective as of June 18, 2018.
Steve Ferguson named Perkins President; Ramin Younessi appointed Caterpillar President of Energy & Transportation
Steve Ferguson has been named President of Perkins Engines Company Limited based in Peterborough, U.K., and with manufacturing facilities in the U.S, South America, India, China and distributor and dealer around the globe. Steve's appointment was announced by Ramin Younessi, who had been Perkins President since 2013+ and is now promoted to Group President of Caterpillar's Energy
& Transportation's segment.
Takeuchi-US has introduced Todd Granger as director of dealer sales, effective immediately. Based out of Takeuchi-US headquarters in Pendergrass, Georgia, Mr. Granger will be responsible for all sales activity through the company's North American dealer sales channel.
Haver & Boecke has hired Sydney Page as a technical applications specialist. Page helps processing customers increase efficiencies, productivity and ROI by working closely with Haver & Boecker engineers to create custom solutions.
George Sidney, President and COO of McLanahan Corporation, has announced his plans to retire at the end of 2018. He will remain an active part of McLanahan's Board of Directors and with industry trade associations following his retirement.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has added Chad Parker to the marketing team. Parker will serve as Sr. Product Specialist and Sales Trainer for wheel loaders and compaction rollers with a secondary focus on other Hyundai products. He will report directly to Corey Rogers, Marketing Manager.