Thursday, January 30, 2014

Our latest personnel updates!

We have recently added a new representative to our sales team and have made a couple promotions.

Press Release

Press Release - Personnel Updates

Press Manager

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Matt Heitz

Matt Heitz
Effective December 1, 2013, Matt Heitz was promoted to Regional Sales Manager - South for our Heavy User division. Heitz has over 15 years in the industry with the past six as our District Sales Manager in Texas. His dedication to customers, personal accountability and knowledge of the industry will serve him well in his new role. Please help us congratulate Matt on his promotion!

Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson
Jim Wilson has been a part of the Husqvarna Group for over 17 years - with the Forest and Garden division for 15-1/2 and with Construction Products since 2012. On December 23, 2013, Wilson was named the Regional Sales Manager - Northeast, for our Distribution sales division. He has undertaken many different roles for Husqvarna, most recently as National Account Manager and this has given him a broad understanding of our business.

Jim has 11 years of military service in the U.S. Army and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. He also enjoys spending time with his two sons, one daughter and wife of 23 years. Congratulations Jim!

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson
On December 2, 2013, Mark Wilson joined Husqvarna as a District Sales Manager for Distribution Sales in Oregon and Idaho. Wilson’s background includes over 20 years in sales, most recently in the winch and hoist industry, focusing on custom applications as well as promotional/marketing activities. He brings a lot to the table and is well qualified to help our customers.

He also enjoys water skiing, golf, riding quads, motorcycles and spending time with his wife and two kids. Please help us in welcoming Mark!

Joe Taylor

Joe Taylor
On October 22, 2013, Joe Taylor joined our team as District Sales Manager for the distribution channel in the North and South Carolina region. Taylor will be transitioning the territory from Donnie Milz, who is now serving as the Surface Preparation Specialist for the Southeast. Joe has a solid construction equipment background and rental industry expertise working as a General Manager for a construction equipment and event rental business group, and then in sales/operation support and transitioning to a Buyer for the True Value Hardware Company. Most recently, Joe was the Chicago Director of Sales & Marketing for one of the largest corporate & sporting event rental companies in the country.

Joe earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Western Illinois University, majoring in Marketing Management. Joe will be a wonderful asset to our team. Please help us welcome Joe!