Summerville, SC, United States
Jonathan M. Dawley has taken over as president and CEO of KION North America
, succeeding Vincent Halma, who has left the KION Group.
Dawley joins the KION Group from Putzmeister Holding GmbH, a subsidiary of Sany Heavy Industry Corporation, where he was head of the Americas region for over two years. Between 2014 and 2018, he was responsible for the global aftermarket business at JLG Industries Corporation, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation. He gained extensive experience in intralogistics as well as in the materials handling business in various senior management roles at Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Corporation from 2005 to 2014. Jonathan Dawley studied business administration at Baker College in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Hoppecke Industrial Batteries
has announced the appointment of Stuart Browne as general manager of its UK operation.
Having joined Hoppecke UK in 2015 as service director, Browne was promoted to operations director-sales and service in January last year. This specially created role was a significant move tied into the company's decision to forge closer links between its sales and service divisions to enhance customer support.
Now, he is taking on the responsibility of running Hoppecke's UK business at a time when its ability to deliver innovative and flexible solutions to meet changing customer needs is more important than ever.