Summerville, SC, United States
KION North America
has appointed new members of the executive team.
Brandon Flexsenhar joins the KION Group as vice president of operations, having previously led positive transformations in different organisations, and brings with him deep operations experience with companies such as Caterpillar, Fairbanks Morse Engine and Putzmeister. In addition, he gained extensive experience in the areas of lean manufacturing, strategy deployment, production and material planning, continuous improvement programs and supply chain management. Flexsenhar holds a bachelor's degree from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin.
Daniel Schlegel, vice president, customer service, has been with the KION Group for 18 years, including service at Linde Hydraulics, Linde Material Handling and KION North America. As the vice president, operations, Schlegel was responsible for KION North America's factory operations with departmental responsibilities including health, safety & environment, manufacturing, supply chain management, logistics, quality control, and truck order administration. In his new role as vice president of customer service, Schlegel will be working in a new commercially oriented, customer-focused role. Schlegel holds an engineering and business administration degree from West Saxon University of Applied Sciences in Germany.
David LaDue, appointed as vice president, sales and dealer development, joins the KION Group from Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, where he was vice president, dealer sales from 2018-2020. Between 2008 and 2020, LaDue was responsible for continuously exceeding market share and profitability goals while gaining many years of dealer management experience, including various senior sales and strategic leadership positions while at Hyster-Yale Group. LaDue earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with an emphasis on Management from the Indiana State University, School of Business.
Dallas, TX, United States
Scott Stone has been appointed vice-president of marketing for Cisco-Eagle
, a materials handling systems integrator, dealing in conveyor systems, storage and automation for distribution and manufacturing clients. In his new role, Stone will oversee the company's overall marketing efforts, while working with Cisco-Eagle's sales, information technology and systems integration groups to build processes that move the company forward on its journey to digital integration.
Stone joined Cisco-Eagle in 1990 after graduating from Oklahoma State University, and has led the charge within marketing towards a robust web presence that is at the forefront of materials handling e-commerce. He was named employee-owner of the year in 2011.