FPT Industrial grows North American team
Company announces series of new hires to its North America Commercial Organization
FPT Industrial announced a series of new hires to its North America Commercial Organization. The strategic expansion of the North America team is meant to support the company's growing distributor network and customer base in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Peter Emerson, Marine Manager for North America, joins the FPT Industrial North America team to oversee all aspects of the marine segment for the region. In his new role, Peter will work to increase brand visibility and promote FPT Industrial's new line of marine engines both for commercial and leisure applications. Emerson's key initiatives will include an increased focus on bringing innovative technology to market that enhances customer experience and satisfaction, developing the FPT marine network, and exploring new opportunities with key OEMs. Overall, he will focus on marine segment growth through improved customer support, network development, and new process- and policy-driven successes.
Ryan Zenke has been named National OEM Sales Manager for FPT Industrial North America. Zenke brings 15 years of diverse business development and global sales experience to the team, having most recently spent 7 years in sales and business development for an industrial engine manufacturer. In large part due to his experience building successful business partnerships, Ryan will be tasked to grow FPT's market share in North America through direct sales growth, and will focus on developing a presence within rental yards. Zenke looks forward to working with key OEMs in North America to build up FPT Industrial's prototype project strategy and implement growth programs to achieve 2020 objectives and beyond.
Dan Fichter, National Distributor Sales Manager, joins the FPT Industrial team with over 17 years of experience working in various roles within the industrial engine industry. Throughout his career, Dan has built his industrial engine expertise as both a field salesman and in various sales manager roles, giving him a unique advantage to support the FPT North America distributors, having spent many years working through similar challenges and opportunities. Fichter is committed to supporting his clients through processes such as designing and building custom power units, and placing machines within the irrigation, marine, OEM, oil & gas, and custom build markets.