Jim Edwards has joined East Manufacturing as western region manager, replacing Ron Downs, who is retiring. Edwards will be responsible for sales and support of all East product lines and will be assisting dealers and fleets on sales and training, as well as working to expand the company’s dealer network in the Midwest and Western regions.
For the last four years, Edwards has been a Midwest sales representative for another trailer manufacturer. Prior to that, he was a manufacturing adviser to a major truck manufacturer. Edwards also has more than 17 years of management and/or sales experience with three motor carriers.