Category Archives: People on the Move

Kinedyne names Roger Perlstein as new vice president – sales and marketing

A 20-year sales and marketing veteran, Perlstein brings advanced technology management, marketing and information design credentials to his new post with Kinedyne. BRANCHBURG, NJ — Kinedyne LLC, a world-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of cargo control technologies, including cargo securement, capacity and access solutions for the transportation industry, announced that it has appointed Roger Perlstein […]

Juliano Named ARTBA General Counsel

Juliano Named ARTBA General Counsel

WASHINGTON, DC — Richard A. Juliano has been named general counsel of the Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), effective May 1. Juliano, who joined ARTBA in 2002 as director of special projects, has served in several roles over the past 17 years, most recently as senior vice president for policy. Since 2004, […]

The Denver Post names SEMA Construction, Inc. a winner of the Colorado 2019 Top Workplaces Award

The Denver Post names SEMA Construction, Inc. a winner of the Colorado 2019 Top Workplaces Award

SEMA Construction, Inc. has been awarded a 2019 Top Workplaces honor by The Denver Post. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey measuring several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few. SEMA Construction, Inc., based in Centennial, CO, employs more than 200 […]

Ann-Sofie Räftegård appointed head of HR at Volvo CE

Ann-Sofie Räftegård appointed head of HR at Volvo CE

With effect from October 1, 2019 latest, Ann-Sofie Räftegård will take up the role of Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). Räftegård will lead Human Resources by driving talent management, compensation and benefits, workforce planning, diversity and engagement of Volvo CE’s global workforce of over 14,000 people. She will report […]

Hitachi wheel loaders appoints Quinn as managing director

Hitachi wheel loaders appoints Quinn as managing director

NEWNAN, GA – Masaaki Hirose, president of Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA), has announced his retirement from his current position, appointing Vice President of Operations Al Quinn to succeed him in day-to-day management of the company. Hirose has accepted a new position within Hitachi, now serving as chairman and director of HCMA, and […]

Austin Powder Company names Rawlings president

Austin Powder Company names Rawlings president

CLEVELAND, OHIO – Austin Powder Company, a leader in high quality explosive technologies and blasting services since 1833, is pleased to announce that Jason F. Rawlings has joined the company as its new president. Rawlings succeeds Dave True, a 43-year veteran of company, who will remain on to help ensure a smooth transition and will […]

Telsmith welcomes back service technician Matthew Vereb from military service

Telsmith welcomes back service technician Matthew Vereb from military service

MEQUON, WI – Telsmith Inc. recently welcomed back one of their southeastern field service technicians, Matthew Vereb, from a yearlong mission in Germany. Vereb started at Telsmith in 2016 as field service technician for the southeast territory including Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi. Vereb joined the military in 2008 as a Private First Class, […]

Bolling named vice president and chief administrative officer

Bolling named vice president and chief administrative officer

RESERVE, LA – Christina Bolling was named vice president and chief administrative officer (CAO) of DSC Dredge LLC. She was promoted after serving five years as DSC Dredge Corporate’s human resources director, where she has fostered an integrated culture throughout DSC headquarters and two production facilities in Greenbush, MI, and Poplarville, MS.  Bolling’s background experience […]

Experienced conveyor components salesman joins Superior in northeast U.S.

Experienced conveyor components salesman joins Superior in northeast U.S.

MORRIS, MN – Superior Industries Inc. recently announced industry veteran Cary Octavio is its new territory sales manager for conveyor components in the Northeast United States. Octavio comes to Superior after almost 30 years of sales and service in bulk material handling markets. “Cary likes to get his hands dirty and comes to Superior with […]

ECA Canada taps Ray Kemppainen for vice president

ECA Canada taps Ray Kemppainen for vice president

UXBRIDGE, ONT — Ray Kemppainen has been promoted to Vice President at ECA Canada Company, a leading distributor of specialty foundation equipment in Eastern Canada. He had previously served as Branch Manager since September 2009. Kemppainen’s history predates ECA Canada, which was formed on December 31, 1999 when Equipment Corporation of America acquired Specialty Construction Machines. […]

Little Beaver celebrates four generations with the addition of Joseph Haynes

Little Beaver celebrates four generations with the addition of Joseph Haynes

LIVINGSTON, TEXAS — Little Beaver welcomes Joseph Haynes as a product engineer at the company’s manufacturing facility in Livingston, Texas. A fourth-generation Little Beaver team member, Haynes brings a familiarity of the family business, and innovative knowledge of product design processes. “When my grandfather, Newman Haynes, started in the auger industry years ago, he wanted […]

Southeastern Equipment hires Brian Burket

Southeastern Equipment hires Brian Burket

CAMBRIDGE, OHIO — Southeastern Equipment Company is pleased to announce that Brian Burket is the new Regional Sales Manager for Southeastern’s Michigan branches. Burket’s responsibilities include managing the regional sales team, overseeing the branches’ parts and service departments, and ensuring that customers receive excellent service. “We are extremely excited that Brian joined the Southeastern family,” […]

Western Global appoints southern U.S. national accounts manager

Western Global appoints southern U.S. national accounts manager

TROY, MI — Western Global, a leading provider of portable tanks and dispensing equipment for the storage and handling of fuels, lubricants and other fluids, announces the addition of Jim Davis as the national accounts manager for the southern region of its newly developed rental and equipment division. Davis brings 25 years of construction and […]

ASV announces new product reliability and testing manager

ASV announces new product reliability and testing manager

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Nick Schrapp has been promoted to product reliability and testing manager for ASV Holdings, Inc., manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers. Schrapp will be primarily responsible for managing product testing, reliability and field issue resolutions involving the manufacturer’s products. He will focus on ensuring customers receive maximum productivity, durability, […]

Ritchie Bros. announces a strategic North American organizational realignment

Ritchie Bros. announces a strategic North American organizational realignment

Jeff Jeter appointed president, upstream & emerging businesses, North America Kari Taylor joins as chief sales officer, U.S. Regions Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) announced today (4-16-2019) an organizational realignment in North America to: 1) Prioritize senior management focus on penetrating the Upstream segment of the used equipment disposition market: The Upstream segment represents […]

Brent to step down as CEO of NCCCO

Brent to step down as CEO of NCCCO

Graham Brent will step down as CEO of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) effective July 1 to take up leadership of the recently formed NCCCO Foundation. Brent, who has led the non-profit certification body virtually since the inception of NCCCO certification programs in 1996, will be succeeded as CEO by […]

American Concrete Institute announces winners of student competitions

American Concrete Institute announces winners of student competitions

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The American Concrete Institute has announced the winners of its Mortar Workability Competition and Eco Concrete Competition, held recently at the Concrete Convention and Exposition in Quebec City, QC, Canada. Mortar Workability Competition Teams are challenged to create a mortar mixture with optimum flowability and stability. Students mix mortar at the […]

Crane Industry Services adds two inspectors/trainers

Crane Industry Services adds two inspectors/trainers

Crane Industry Services LLC (CIS) of Carrollton, GA, welcomes two staff members who will fill roles as crane inspectors and trainers. Noel Whelchel and Larry Johns bring unique skill sets to assist contractors and utility companies with equipment and personnel evaluations. With Business and Sports Administration degrees from the University of Georgia and Georgia State […]

Volvo CE appoints Scott Young to vice president uptime and customer support for sales region Americas

Volvo CE appoints Scott Young to vice president uptime and customer support for sales region Americas

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has appointed Scott Young to be vice president uptime and customer support for sales region Americas. The appointment becomes effective June 1, but the transition to the new position has already started. Young will support both North and Latin America teams on developing and implementing projects and strategic plans aiming […]

CASE announces 2019 Kickstart winner

CASE announces 2019 Kickstart winner

CASE Construction Equipment has announced the grand prize winner of the 2019 Kickstart Landscape Business Development contest: Daybreaker Landscapes of Union, IL. CASE Kickstart is a business development contest in which landscaping contractors throughout North America can win a suite of prizes aimed at improving both their technical work and their business practices. Jeff Rausch […]

ABC’s careers in construction awards honor future leaders of the industry

ABC’s careers in construction awards honor future leaders of the industry

LONG BEACH, CA — Associated Builders and Contractors announced the winners of its annual competitions for craft apprentices and construction management students and named the top craft professional, craft instructor and young professional of the year during the Careers in Construction Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, CA. The 32nd annual National Craft Championships […]

ABC honors the best at annual Excellence in Construction Awards

ABC honors the best at annual Excellence in Construction Awards

LONG BEACH, CA—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the winners of its annual awards for best construction projects, safety performance, diversity initiatives and the Contractor of the Year. The awards were presented at a black-tie gala at the 29th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California. Excellence in Construction […]

ASV expands dealer presence in final months of 2018

ASV expands dealer presence in final months of 2018

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc. added several new dealers to its dealer network in Q4 of 2018 — R&S Industries, Inc., Robin Rents, and Kruseman Implement, Inc., plus new locations for Heavy Machines, Inc., Buckeye Power Sales and Delta Power Equipment. The new dealers are a welcome addition to ASV’s quickly growing dealer […]

Luby Equipment Services announces changes in sales staff

Luby Equipment Services announces changes in sales staff

FENTON, MO — Luby Equipment Services, the St. Louis-based CASE Construction Equipment dealer, has announced the promotion of Scott Morga to territory manager, Tom Schaedler to used equipment sales representative, and Daniel Cheney to sales and marketing coordinator. 

Talbert names 2018 dealer award winners

RENSSELAER, IN –Talbert Manufacturing specializing in heavy-haul solutions, names Hale Trailer Brake & Wheel, headquartered in Voorhees, NJ, as its top dealer for the 11th straight year. This award recognizes a Talbert dealer for outstanding performance in trailer sales, service and parts. Hale outperformed all other Talbert dealers in 2018 and was also recognized as the top […]