McAllister Equipment Welcomes Lesher as New Vice President

Wed August 05, 2009 - Midwest Edition

Bob Lesher
Bob Lesher

McAllister Equipment Co. has appointed Bob Lesher as vice president of customer support.

Based at the company’s Alsip (Chicago), Ill., store, Lesher will be responsible for all aspects of parts and service operations for McAllister’s six Illinois branches.

Lesher has enjoyed nearly 40 years of experience in corporate management at both the manufacturing and distribution levels of the construction equipment industry. Prior work experience includes regional vice president of Volvo Construction Equipment, general manager of Brandeis – Indiana Equipment Company and, most recently president of Atlanta JCB.

With his career starting as a technician and advancing to various product support and sales management positions, Lesher is well suited to address today’s customer support needs, according to McAllister.

Established in 1955, McAllister Equipment Co. is a full-service construction equipment dealership headquartered in Alsip, Ill., with Illinois locations in E. Peoria, Ingleside, Rockford, Villa Park and Springfield. Whether purchasing or renting — new or used equipment; buying parts; or providing service or preventative maintenance, McAllister Equipment Co. caters to virtually every segment of the construction, industrial and municipal industries. McAllister represents major product lines, like Volvo CE, Broce Broom, Gorman-Rupp pumps, Ingersoll Rand portable power, Kolberg-Pioneer aggregate equipment, Link-Belt Cranes and NPK hammer.

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