TOYOTA ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS WITHIN NATIONAL MANAGEMENT TEAMS
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
COLUMBUS, Ind. (August 29, 2017) – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A. (TMHU) announced the promotions of Tom Lego and Scott Redelman to their national management teams this summer.
Tom Lego has been promoted to national manager of training and the customer center, where he will spearhead all TMHU training initiatives and oversee the Customer Center. Lego joined Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing (TIEM) in 1991 with positions in production control, purchasing and kaizen project management before joining TMHU in 2011 as the customer center manager. In the past year, Lego has also led the technical training team.
Scott Redelman has been promoted to national manager of Toyota Lean Management and will head Toyota’s efforts to develop the Toyota dealer network with the goal of teaching Toyota customers to practice lean principles and logistics. In addition to his role with Toyota Lean Management, Redelman will lead the development of an internal lean management training program. Redelman joined TIEM in 1996 as a specialist in production control before his most recent position as senior manager of production control and logistics.
About Toyota Material Handling North America (THMNA)
Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA), an industry leader in forklift sales, is composed of three main group companies: Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc.; Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc.; and The Raymond Corporation. One in three forklifts sold in North America is either a Toyota or Raymond product. With more than 1.5 million square feet of manufacturing space, TMHNA is composed of three manufacturing plant locations (Columbus, Indiana; Greene, New York; and Muscatine, Iowa) that produce 1,500 forklifts per week on average, with parts distribution locations in Syracuse, New York, and Columbus, Indiana, with more than 3 million service parts available. With an annual revenue of approximately $3 billion, TMHNA has more than 8,000 people and more than 300 dealer locations to support Toyota and Raymond customers throughout North America.
Jeff Rufener, President