Employee News

XL Specialized Trailers has promoted Matt Brunscheon to regional sales manager and brought on two new members to the same position, Isaiah Adams and Ryan Piana, effective immediately. As regional sales managers at XL, Brunscheon, Adams and Piana's main responsibilities are supporting their territory dealers and servicing the needs of customers in their respective regions.

After 42 years of uninterrupted service, Rick Palmesi is retiring from Westchester Tractor. Palmesi's tenure began in 1978, when, fresh from automotive school, he interviewed with John Apple, founder and president of Westchester Tractor. Westchester, which had only been in operation for one year, was at that time a Ford tractor and construction equipment dealership.

Mack Trucks announced that effective Oct. 1, 2020, Gunnar Brunius has been appointed vice president and general manager of Mack's Lehigh Valley Operations. The facility, which is located in Lower Macungie Township, Pa., produces all heavy-duty Mack truck models built for North American and export markets.

Curry Supply Co. announced the addition of Will Buddin to the team as a regional sales manager. Buddin will oversee customers positioned in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida. With more than 19 years in the pump, OEM and heavy equipment rental industries, Buddin brings with him a diversified knowledge base of direct OEM sales and channel distribution within the rental space.

bidadoo is expanding its sales team to meet the surge of online remarketing demand and activity. Spreading deeper into new regions and markets, bidadoo announced the contributions and appointments of several key people in strategic sales channels. Key in driving customer success with bidadoo are Len Rodriguez and Brent Birdsong.

Building and rapidly growing a brand-new distribution and a dealer network in North America is a daunting task for any group to undertake. In the case of FAE, one person — Giorgio Carera — took on this task for the Italian land clearing and construction equipment manufacturer and created a deeply rooted FAE USA operation, which continues to maintain rapid growth on a monthly basis.

IROCK Crushers, a manufacturer of mobile and portable crushing plants, screening plants and conveying equipment, announced the appointment of Paul McCaffrey as director of product development and applications. "Paul brings IROCK a wealth of experience in application, design and operational practices within materials processing equipment.

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. , welcomed Mike Fuller back to the product marketing team. Fuller will be responsible for product training with Hyundai dealers with a focus on excavators. He will work with Senior Product Specialist for Wheel Loaders Chad Parker to provide sales training and materials for dealers across the country.

Perkins Engines Company Limited announced that Bill Giunta has accepted the position of Americas sales director, leading industrial engine sales execution for Perkins products within the Americas region. Giunta, who recently served as the company's product and technical support manager, also will work closely with Perkins distributors across the region.

Pac-Man. Rubik's Cube. Post-it notes. What do all these things have in common? This year marks 40 years since their debut into the market. But at Carolina Cat, there are two other names that can be added to that list — John Hood and Greg Bradley.

Aspen Equipment announced territory expansions for managers Bruce Harrod and Chris Eggen. Together they have more than 47 years of experience with equipment sales and rentals, and will be representing the Manitowoc, Grove and National Crane lines in Iowa.