KION North America Forms Dealer Advisory Council


Monday, October 01, 2018

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. —KION North America is excited to announce the formation of the KION North America Dealer Advisory Council. With high expectations for growth of the Linde and Baoli brand of trucks, a strong partnership between KION North America and our dealer network is essential. The advisory council provides a format for dealer representatives to gather with KION North America executive management and provide the voice of the dealer network regarding topics critical to our mutual success and growth.
 
In addition to providing input to KION North America management, the council will also develop and share best practices amongst themselves, which will also be communicated throughout the dealer network. It is our goal to work more closely with the KION North America dealer network to evaluate and understand the needs of the end customer and our dealer partners so that we can collaborate and execute the best strategy for maximum
sustainable growth.
 
Vincent Halma, president and CEO of KION North America, said, “There is always an open door for our dealers to communicate directly with KION North America management. The council provides us the opportunity to gather several times a year and discuss topics that are important to our dealers and end customers. We are pleased that so many people share our passion to grow the business and invest in the KION North America network of
dealers.”
 
The Dealer Advisory Council members are:
 
Bo Bennett, Vice President                Bennett Material Handling
Adrian Gonzalez, CEO                       Bravo Montacargas
Marie Eade, Director of Sales            Capital Industrial Sales & Service
Greg Costa, President                        Delta Materials Handling, Inc
Mike Milhoan, Sales Manager            Homestead Materials Handling Co.
Ken Sarbaugh, President                   Kensar Equipment Company
Frédéric Chatel, President                 Manutention Québec
Randy Matthai, President                  Matthai Material Handling, Inc.
David Son, Sales Manager               OnSite Services
Madison Allen, President                  Select Equipment
Jerry Weidmann, President               Wolter Group LLC
 
KION North America Corporation
Headquartered in Summerville, S.C., KION North America Corporation is a member of the KION GROUP AG, one of the world's two leading manufacturers of industrial trucks. Their brand companies, Linde, Baoli and STILL serve the specific requirements of the U.S., Canadian and Mexican markets with a comprehensive and complementary product portfolio. Their products are known for their innovative technologies, low energy consumption and low operating costs.
KION North America Corporation

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