Gillrie to head up Terex telehandler line

18 March 2009

David Gillrie, global general manager for the Terex (AWP) telehandler product line.

David Gillrie, global general manager for the Terex (AWP) telehandler product line.

David Gillrie has been appointed as the global general manager for the Terex (AWP) telehandler product line.

Mr Gillrie will be responsible for assessing customer and market needs around the world, identifying new product ideas and sales channels, setting production levels to meet demand, establishing pricing, and developing marketing programs and sales tools for sales teams. He will report to Linda Mayer, vice president and general manager of global marketing and product management

Ms Mayer said, "David's prior experience in the strategy and business development arenas will provide a solid base from which to make a significant impact on our telehandler line. David comes to us with an extensive background in equipment manufacturing. His leadership qualities and depth of knowledge in the industry make him a significant asset to our organisation."

Prior to joining Terex AWP, Mr Gillrie spent eight years at Ingersoll-Rand in various roles, most recently serving as the vice president of strategy and business development. Mr Gillrie holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.

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