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ICUEE 2013 Names Vermeer VP as Chairman

Mark Core, vice president marketing and lifecycle management for Vermeer Corporation, Pella, Iowa, has been named chair of the 2013 ICUEE exposition. The show will take place Oct. 1-3, 2013 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. Core leads the show's managing committee, which represents a cross section of industry volunteer company executives to ensure the exposition meets the needs of all market segments.

ICUEE—the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition—is held biennially and is geared to the utility/construction industry, with a primary focus on the electric, phone/cable, sewer/water, gas, general construction, landscaping and public works sectors. ICUEE 2013 is expected to cover more than 1 million net square feet of outdoor and indoor exhibit space; it is known as The Demo Expo for its hands-on working equipment demonstrations.

Core joined Vermeer in 1996 as manager of external training/dealer development and currently serves as vice president marketing and lifecycle management. He was named an executive-team member and vice president of the ag product group in 2002, and in 2004, his role expanded to include overseeing management of global parts distribution, parts marketing, external training, and market research.

The vice chairman and management committee was also named. Tim Doucette, marketing & public relations manager for Liebherr Construction Equipment Co., Newport News, Va., will serve as vice chair of the management committee. Other members include:

  • David Althaus, manager events and promotion, John Deere Construction & Forestry, Moline, lll.
  • Neil Borenstein, senior marketing manager, Toro Co., Bloomington, Minn.
  • Christian Brahler, president & CEO, TT Technologies Inc., Aurora, Ill.
  • David Burch, manager shows & exhibits, GM Fleet and Commercial, Detroit, Mich.
  • David Gasmovic, president & CEO, McLaughlin Manufacturing Co., Greenville, S.C.
  • Karen Guinn, events & demonstration assistant manager, JCB Inc., Pooler, Ga.
  • John Kestler, director exhibits & events, Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind.
  • Shan Kirtley, director sales & marketing, The Charles Machine Works, Perry, Okla.
  • Sherry Moschner, Fleet Manager, AmerenUE, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Anne Paluso, marketing communications manager construction equipment North America, CNH, Racine, Wis.
  • Megan Tanel, vice president exhibitions & events, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Terry VanConant, marketing manager, Terex Telelect Inc., Watertown, S.D.
  • Mark Wegel, corporate communications manager, Altec Industries Inc., Birmingham, Ala.

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