Holland appoints O’Connell VP/sales and service

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Holland USA, a subsidiary of The Holland Group, has announced that Michael O’Connell has been named vice president of sales and service and now is responsible for the leadership of all Holland sales, customer service and order activities for customers geographically located in the United States.

O’Connell joined Holland in September 2003 as the director of truck OEM sales with more than 20 years of heavy-truck experience. Prior to joining Holland, he held senior sales and operations management positions with Volvo Trucks Canada, Paccar’s Peterbilt Motors in Chicago, the Kenworth Truck Company in Montreal and Dart Truck Company in Montreal.

“Given our focus on constantly improving service and availability, we’re very excited about Michael taking on the challenge of this important position,” says Tim Hemingway, Holland president. “His industry knowledge, experience, vision and contacts promise to create new sales opportunities and customer relation standards for Holland USA.”

The Holland Group designs, manufactures and distributes components, systems and services for the transportation industry.