Personnel Changes

AEMP Names New CEO

Date: 25-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Donte Shannon

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) selected Donté P. Shannon, as its new CEO to replace Stan Orr, who is retiring after 20 years at the helm of AEMP.

Shannon has worked extensively in association management for 12 years, the last three as the executive director of the Specialty Advertising Association of California.  

TVH Introduces New LED Beacon

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
TVH LED Beacon

TVH in the Americas (TVH) added a new LED beacon series to their lineup of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries.

The SY22059 series is a high-profile beacon available in either permanent or magnetic mount options. These beacons not only flash, but also rotate, providing the functionality of a strobe or rotator in one light.

ARA Board of Directors 2018 Election Results Announced

Date: 12-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Following its annual election, the American Rental Association (ARA) announced the new members of its board of directors, who will join the board in February 2019 at the close of the ARA Show in Anaheim, California.

President-elect:
Beth Hoff Blackmer, Aspen Rent-All, Basalt, Colorado 

Associate member director:
Jason Stanczyk, EDCO — Equipment Development Co., Frederick, Maryland

Region Two director:
Michael Fitzwater, Special Events Entertainment, Portsmouth, Virginia

Terex AWP Overhauls Aftermarket Parts Team to Enhance Customer Support

Date: 07-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Ryan Lusso

The North American aftermarket parts team of Terex AWP, Redmond, Washington, is undergoing changes to better meet customers’ needs and serve the market demands for Genie Genuine Parts, under the leadership of Matt Treadwell, the new Genie vice president of parts and services.

President of Doosan Bobcat North America to Retire

Date: 05-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Rich Goldsbury

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Rich Goldsbury, president of Doosan Bobcat North America, announced he will retire Nov. 30 after 10 years spent leading the organization.

Scott Park, president and CEO of Doosan Bobcat, will serve as interim president of Doosan Bobcat North America until a new leadership structure is established.

Genie Names New Parts, Services Vice President

Date: 28-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Genie Matt Treadwell

REDMOND, Wash. – Genie named Matt Treadwell as the new vice president of parts and services for Terex AWP.

In this new role, Treadwell will work alongside the Terex global parts team to oversee parts and services activities worldwide for the Terex AWP business segment, driven by the Genie brand.

Aerial Equipment Company Accès Location+ Names New President

Date: 28-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Acces Location New President

Accès Location+ announced its founder and president, Harold Dubé, is retiring at the end of 2018, and Luc Bertrand, vice president at the aerial equipment company, will succeed him.

Dubé will mentor Bertrand until the end of the year to ensure a smooth transition and will serve as an adviser to the new president after that.

Dubé said he is pleased to leave the company, which offers a wide variety of services for aerial equipment inclduing rentals, training, sales, transportation, maintenance, and repairs, in good hands.

Pettibone Hires New Parts, Service Manager

Date: 19-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Pettibone Vizanko

BARAGA, Mich. — Pettibone/Traverse Lift LLC named Steve Vizanko as the new parts and service manager.

Absolute E-Z Up Expands Sales Staff

Date: 08-08-2018 / Author: kscally

Absolute E-Z Up (AEUP), which offers MEWPs and material handling equipment, added three new members to its sales team.

The company, based in Charleston, S.C., added Bruce Anderson to cover the Midwest. Anderson has 40 years of experience in the industry.

Bernie Duque will focus on sales and vendor relations. Also with 40 years of industry experience under his belt, Duque will focus on company sales and strategy, vendor relations, and special projects.

Hy-Brid Lifts Hires Southeast Territory Manager

Date: 07-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Dave Sluis

RICHFIELD, Wis. – Custom Equipment LLC welcomed Dave Sluis as its Southeast U.S. territory manager.

Sluis is focusing on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

“There is a lot of growth happening in that part of the county,” said Dan Schneider, vice president of sales of Custom Equipment. “Dave’s experience in this industry and strong leadership abilities are just what we need to ensure we’re meeting the needs of contractors in that area.”

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