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ITA Executive Director Set to Retire

The Industrial Truck Association (ITA), Washington, D.C., announced that William J. Montwieler, executive director of ITA since 1983, will retire on December 31. 

Brian Feehan, vice president of the propane education and research council, will join the association in the fall and will succeed Montwieler on January 1st, 2012.

“Bill’s 28 years of service to the association have been marked by major changes to and improvement in the services that ITA offers its members,” said Jeff Rufener, president of ITA. “The  association’s statistics program, its engineering practices, the work with the OSHA, the establishment of the Industrial Truck Standards Development Foundation, the enhancement of our contacts with our sister associations abroad through the Alliance of Industrial Truck Organizations, all came about under Bill’s leadership.”


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