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Movers & Shakers

Thursday, 24 July 2014 ( #677 )
Bill Buckhout
Bill Buckhout
Mike McCormick
Mike McCormick
Greenville, NC, United States NACCO Materials Handling Group Inc has appointed Mike McCormick as vice president of warehouse solutions and Bill Buckhout as director of leasing and remarketing. McCormick and Buckhout have more than 40 years of combined industry experience. McCormick has an extensive background in sales and product marketing and has held roles of progressive responsibility throughout his career in companies like Caterpillar, FMC, Daewoo Heavy Industries, Elwell Parker and BT Prime-Mover. He was most recently the director of product management for a materials handling company. Buckhout most recently served as a leasing operations and marketing manager and has held a number of roles in sales, equipment leasing/rental management, marketing and financial services in companies including Rapidparts Inc and other materials handling companies. Woodcliff Lake, NJ, United States ID Systems Inc has appointed Norman Ellis as chief operating officer. Ellis will be responsible for ID Systems' customer-facing operations, including sales, marketing, customer service, implementation and support. He has 35 years of experience managing sales and operations for global transportation and M2M asset management companies. Prior to joining ID Systems, Ellis spent 16 years at Omnitracs, a fleet management solutions provider and a division of NASDAQ-listed Qualcomm. As vice president of sales, services and marketing for North America, he was responsible for nearly USD400 million in annual sales. In November 2013, he played an active role in Qualcomm's USD800 million sale of Omnitracs to Vista Equity Partners and subsequently helped the company secure hundreds of millions in financing and acquire Roadnet Technologies, a global provider of fleet and mobile management software. Cramlington, United Kingdom B&B Attachments Ltd has appointed Mark Eason as business development executive. Eason has been with the company for over three years. He started out as a service engineer and was responsible for the installation, service and maintenance of B&B's product range. He will now be using his 15 years' industry knowledge and expertise to build upon B&B's presence in the UK. He will be responsible for driving business development activities across B&B's casual hire department, including further developing existing client relations and service-related business activities.
Jeff Wickman
Jeff Wickman
Gurnee, IL, United States Santana Equipment Trading Company has hired Jeff Wickman as its summer intern for 2014. Wickman currently studies at Butler University in Indiana and will graduate with a BA in marketing in 2015. During his time with the firm, Jeff will be assisting Santana in all aspects of sales, purchasing, and marketing. He will also be conducting research to help the company further expand its international business operations.