Category Archives: People on the Move

Steve Shivak joins National Asphalt Pavement Association

Steve Shivak joins National Asphalt Pavement Association

GREENBELT, MD — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) welcomes Steven Shivak as director of membership. Shivak brings more than 15 years of experience implementing strategies that have increased member satisfaction, acquisition and retention. In this new position, Shivak will be responsible for increasing member engagement and demonstrating the value of membership in NAPA, a […]

Mark Williams: NSSGA’s Environmental Leadership Award recipient

Mark Williams: NSSGA’s Environmental Leadership Award recipient

Mark Williams, environmental manager with Luck Companies, received the NSSGA’s 2019 Environmental Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness, is involved with NSSGA’s environmental programs and has direct day-to-day involvement with his company’s environmental affairs. The Environmental Leadership Award was presented during the 2019 Legislative […]

Bobcat Company announces partnership with quarterback Carson Wentz

Bobcat Company announces partnership with quarterback Carson Wentz

WEST FARGO, ND — Bobcat Company, a global leader in the compact equipment industry, today officially announced a three-year partnership agreement with pro quarterback Carson Wentz. “We are excited to have such an accomplished and principled athlete, who shares a deep connection to North Dakota representing our brand,” said Mike Ballweber, president of Doosan Bobcat […]

Ann Fandozzi to become CEO of Ritchie Bros.

Ann Fandozzi to become CEO of Ritchie Bros.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, a leading used equipment seller, announced today that Ann Fandozzi will become Chief Executive Officer and join the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 6th, 2020. Most recently, Fandozzi was CEO of ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, where she engineered a step-change in profitability and […]

Doosan Infracore North America adds new Vermont dealer in G. Stone Commercial

Doosan Infracore North America adds new Vermont dealer in G. Stone Commercial

SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has expanded its dealer network with the addition of G. Stone Commercial as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan® equipment. The company now offers its customers a wide range of Doosan equipment: crawler excavators, log loaders, wheel excavators, material handlers, wheel loaders and […]

ALLU USA announces new VP of Distribution & Marketing for North America

ALLU USA announces new VP of Distribution & Marketing for North America

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – East Brunswick, New Jersey-based ALLU Group Inc. announces the appointment of Edison Rocha as its new vice president of distribution and marketing for the United States and Canada. Rocha is responsible for increasing development of distribution channels, as well as marketing throughout North America. Rocha brings almost 25 years of experience […]

Archibald joins Supreme Manufacturing as VP of sales and marketing

Archibald joins Supreme Manufacturing as VP of sales and marketing

STONEBORO, PA — Supreme Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of clamshell dredges and other specialized equipment, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Elliot Archibald, who joins as vice president of sales and marketing.  Archibald is a third-generation member of the aggregates and mining industry and joins Supreme by way of the company’s relationship with […]

Doosan Bobcat to acquire BOB-CAT Mowers, and the Steiner and Ryan grounds care brands

Doosan Bobcat to acquire BOB-CAT Mowers, and the Steiner and Ryan grounds care brands

WEST FARGO, ND  — Doosan Bobcat Inc. recently announced plans to acquire the assets of the BOB-CAT Mowers, and the Steiner and Ryan brands of ground care equipment from Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. The transaction is expected to close by Dec. 31, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions and approvals. “As a pillar of our […]

New general manager to lead Maptek in Africa

New general manager to lead Maptek in Africa

Maptek is pleased to announce the appointment of Gideon Slabbert to the role of general manager of Maptek in South Africa. Slabbert replaces Nick Venter who will join Maptek’s North American operations as director of sales and technical sales support. Slabbert joined Maptek in 2017 as BlastLogic product manager and quickly demonstrated strong leadership and […]

ASV Announces Frank Gangi as national accounts manager

ASV Announces Frank Gangi as national accounts manager

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Frank Gangi has been promoted to national accounts manager for ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers. Gangi will be responsible for supporting and growing ASV’s customer portfolio, including OEM and national rental customers, direct national accounts and strategic attachment partners.  Gangi has […]

Epiroc appoints new president, CEO

Epiroc appoints new president, CEO

Epiroc AB has appointed Helena Hedblom president and CEO, effective March 1st. Hedblom will replace Per Lindberg, who is leaving the company. “Helena has a strong business focus, an in-depth knowledge of the business and is an appreciated leader who is living and breathing the Epiroc values,” says Ronnie Leten, Epiroc board chair. “As head […]

APAO elects North Santiam Paving’s Pete Sipos as 2020 board president

STAYTON, OR — The Asphalt Paving Association of Oregon, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, announced its 2020 board members at the annual meeting on Dec. 6. APAO elected Pete Sipos of North Santiam Paving as the 2020 board president. This is the second term Sipos has been elected as board president in his ten years as […]

Flexco announces expansion of footprint in west Michigan

Flexco announces expansion of footprint in west Michigan

DOWNERS GROVE, IL – Flexco recently announced that its Grand Rapids, MI facility will be expanding its operation and moving to a new location. The company will be moving to 1920 Northridge Drive NW in Walker, MI, in early 2021, increasing its current 18-acre footprint to 36 acres.  The facility will be 288,000 total sq. […]

Felling Trailers, Inc. names Pitts Northwestern sales manager

Felling Trailers, Inc. names Pitts Northwestern sales manager

SAUK CENTRE, MN – Felling Trailers Inc. has named Michael Pitts as their Northwestern sales manager. In this role, he will be responsible for all sales development, activity and dealer support within Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon.  As the regional manager for the Northwest, Pitts’ primary responsibilities will be to achieve region […]

ALLU USA announces new territory manager for Northeastern U.S.

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – ALLU Group Inc., based in East Brunswick, NJ, recently announced Rob Houlder as its new territory sales manager for the Northeastern United States. Based in New York, Houlder will be responsible for developing and working with ALLU’s network of dealers in the Northeast, in addition to field sales activities. Prior to […]

Texas contractor wins the 2019 Vermeer Mini 500 sweepstakes

Texas contractor wins the 2019 Vermeer Mini 500 sweepstakes

PELLA, IOWA – Douglas Bonilla from Dallas, Texas, is the winner of the 2019 Vermeer Mini 500 Sweepstakes. Bonilla will receive a free one-year membership with the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and a trip to the 2020 NALP Leaders Forum in Los Cabos, Mexico. The Mini 500 Sweepstakes ran from March 8, 2019 – […]

Meet the 14-year-old business owner and excavator operator committed to building tomorrow

Meet the 14-year-old business owner and excavator operator committed to building tomorrow

A three-part video series from Volvo CE shows how a teenage entrepreneur and demolition business owner is paving the way for construction’s next generation. Fourteen-year-old Lance Matheson isn’t your typical teenager. He runs his own demolition company, Sage Demolition and Land Clearing, near Salt Lake City, UT, with help from his family. As Baby Boomers […]

Genesis Attachments names Hughes demolition key account manager, South Central regional manager

Genesis Attachments names Hughes demolition key account manager, South Central regional manager

Genesis Attachments recently announced Matt Hughes has been hired as key account manager for demolition and South Central regional manager. Hughes joined Genesis in May 2009 and successfully served as South Central regional manager from 2013-17. During that time, he forged many solid relationships with customers and dealers in the region. His experience, product and […]

ASV names 2019 dealer award winners

ASV names 2019 dealer award winners

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc.   recently announced Barda Equipment as the 2019 Dealer of the Year and Barry Equipment as the 2019 Rookie of the Year. ASV presented the awards at its annual dealer meeting. ASV named Alberta-based Barda Equipment Dealer of the Year due to the dealer’s focus on quality products and […]

ALLU USA announces new dealer for southern U.S. states

ALLU  USA announces new dealer for southern U.S. states

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – ALLU Group Inc. recently announced Lyle Machinery Company, headquartered in Richland, MS, and with 11 locations across the southern U.S., as its newest dealer for the full line of ALLU Transformer™ material processing attachments. The company not only provides sales and rental of ALLU’s unique screener crusher attachments , but also […]

Aquajet welcomes North American business development manager

Aquajet welcomes North American business development manager

MONROE, WA — Aquajet Systems AB, a global leader in Hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, welcomes Keith Armishaw as a its first North American business development manager. Armishaw works closely with Aquajet’s regional sales teams to grow awareness of Aquajet’s Hydrodemolition solutions in key markets across North America. Additionally, he’s focused on enhancing support for current customers through […]

Gita Rao appointed LiuGong NA Sr. director, product development and engineering

Gita Rao appointed LiuGong NA Sr. director, product development and engineering

Katy, Texas — Gita Rao has joined Liugong North America, Inc. as Senior Director of Product Development & Engineering. In her new position Rao reports directly to LiuGong NA President, Mani Iyer.  Rao’s primary responsibility is providing leadership and overall direction to Product Development including Product Management and Engineering. She works closely with Sales, Marketing and […]

Trey Hamilton joins ACI staff

Trey Hamilton joins ACI staff

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce that Trey Hamilton joined the staff as Senior Engineer on October 1, 2019. In this new position, Hamilton will provide technical and administrative support to ACI’s technical committees and assist with the development of technical resources, educational programs, and the adoption of ACI’s […]

Miller-Bradford & Risberg supports Team Rubicon in response to severe storm damage in Northeast Wisconsin

Miller-Bradford & Risberg supports Team Rubicon in response to severe storm damage in Northeast Wisconsin

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Miller-Bradford & Risberg supported Team Rubicon’s second wave of response to severe storms that originally hit the area in July 2019, including five tornadoes, that caused severe damage across Langlade and Oconto Counties in northeast Wisconsin. The severe storms and tornadoes uprooted or snapped tens of thousands of trees, devastating wide swaths of forest […]

Women of Asphalt appoints first Board of Directors

ORANGE PARK, FL — Women of Asphalt (WofA) is excited to announce the appointment of 11 women to serve as its first Board of Directors. These accomplished women come from all facets of the asphalt industry and represent the wide range of positions and responsibilities women hold in the asphalt industry. Women of Asphalt Board […]