Truck Bodies and Equipment International, a truck body equipment manufacturer, recently announced the appointment of Greg Smith as vice president of dealer direct sales for the company’s East region. Prior to joining TBEI, Smith was general manager of Fontaine Modification Co., a large manufacturer of highly engineered products for truck companies, dealers and worldwide end users.
Previous to that position, Smith was vice president of operations for a power generator company and also was vice president of national accounts with Volvo Trucks North America. He also brings with him an extensive background in sales, having held the position of manager of national accounts during his 11-year tenure with Allison Transmission Division, a division of General Motors.
“Greg’s combined experience of direct sales in the truck and equipment industry, along with his truck modification experience, brings a combined wealth of experience for TBEI,” says Stephen Larkin, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Eden Prairie, Minn.-based TBEI. “I am pleased to have Greg on board and look forward to him being a fast-track contributor to our organization.”