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.
Bomag Americas has named Matt Cadnum as their new Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Cadnum will be responsible for the strategic sales leadership and support of Bomag's dealer and rental channel partners, marketing, product management and cultivating new business development growth opportunities.
Manitou Group has appointed three new members to the North American leadership team: Don Vollmar as vice president of engineering, Todd Miorin as senior director – program management and Jeffrey Weido as senior director – product management and marketing.
Medina, Ohio based, Okada America, Inc. has announced the promotion of Jim Brown to the position of President. Brown, who has replaced Tony Neikirk, previously served as the Executive Vice President of Okada America, Inc. being appointed to that position in 2015.
Case Construction Equipment has named Michel Marchand as vice president for North America, replacing Scott Harris who has taken a similar role at Case IH. Marchand, who previously served as the regional sales director for Canada, will now oversee all Case Construction operations in North America.
Talbert Manufacturing has welcomed Steve Gardonyi as Canadian sales manager. Gardonyi assists dealers in Canada with Talbert trailer sales, marketing and customization. He is also helping to bring the 80-year-old company's heavy-haul solutions to more people throughout the region, broadening the company's Canadian dealer network.
Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and CEO of the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC). In this position, Sather will lead all operations of the market-leading manufacturer of motorhome, walk-in van, school bus and commercial bus chassis.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. has appointed two new executives in their sales and distribution/marketing departments. Tom Owen has been appointed vice president of National Construction Equipment Sales, and will be responsible for leading the team that reaches and supports equipment customers whose jobsites and business scope extends across North America. Stan Park has been named vice president of Distribution/Marketing, and will handle the teams in charge of building and supporting Hyundai's growing dealer network and overall marketing efforts.
Volvo Trucks North America has named Wade Long as regional vice president for its Western U.S. region. He will oversee business development and ongoing support for 40 dealer locations.
Charles Carter has been appointed Vice President, Construction Equipment Sales for Volvo Financial Services USA, effective January 1, 2018.
Terex Cranes announces Bill Cox as the new sales director for Terex Cranes North America. In his role, he will work with Terex Cranes' senior management to set and drive equipment sales strategy throughout the United States and Canada, lead the Terex Cranes internal and field sales teams, and interact with Terex Cranes distributors and customers. He replaces Mark Phillippi, who will retire at the end of the year.
Martin Weissburg, currently President of Volvo Construction Equipment, will become President of Mack Trucks effective June 1, 2018, in which capacity he will continue to be a member of the Executive Board for the Volvo Group. Martin Weissburg was born in 1962, and has served as President of Volvo Construction Equipment since 2014. He joined the Volvo Group in 2005 as President of Volvo Financial Services Americas, and in 2010 became global President of Volvo Financial Services. He will be headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.
Representing the fourth generation of Deister leadership, Richard (Rich) M. Deister has recently been promoted to Executive Vice President of Deister Machine Company, a leading provider of innovative screening, scalping and feeding solutions for the aggregate and mining industries. "Rich has a proven track record for successfully leading large scale initiatives and driving innovation. His leadership skills are well suited to overseeing all operations of the company. As part of our strategic vision, his promotion to executive vice president will further poise our company for long-term growth; and will build upon our legacy of manufacturing excellence," says Irwin F. Deister, Jr., the company's chairman.
Jaz Gill has been appointed Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing, Service and Aftermarket Parts at Perkins Engines Company Limited. Responsible for global engine sales, parts and customer relationships, Jaz will be based in Peterborough, UK and will have offices in San Antonio, Texas U.S. and Shanghai, China.
Melker Jernberg was born in 1968 and is currently President and CEO of the Sweden-based powder metallurgy company Höganäs AB. Prior to this he held the position of Executive Vice President and Head of Business Area EMEA at swedish-based steel manufacturer SSAB. Melker Jernberg will assume his new position on January 1, 2018.
Dynapac North America LLC, a manufacturer of rollers for asphalt and soil applications, pavers and planers, has appointed Jennifer Bishop Marketing & Communications Manager for North America. She will lead Dynapac branding, marketing and communications efforts in the region, effective July 1, 2017.