Hyundai forms compact equipment group

July 11, 2023
Includes skid steers, CTLs, and excavators

Hyundai Construction Equipment North America (HCEA) has formed a group dedicated to sales and support of its expanding compact equipment line. Earlier this year, the company launched skid steer and compact track loaders.

Jeff Pate, VP of compact equipment, will report to SVP Mike Ross.

“Jeff is a proven, dynamic and passionate leader, with 20-plus years in dealer and channel development, market intelligence, and strategic planning, including more than 10 years’ experience in the compact equipment sector,” Ross said in a statement.

Reporting to Pate are four managers responsible for sales and dealer development across regions covering the United States and Canada.

  • Dale McLemore is joining the company as senior dealer development and national accounts manager for the Southeastern region.
  • Brian Slavinski is district manager for the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada.
  • Darren Wallace is district manager for the Central region of the U.S. and Canada.
  • Mike Dahs joins as district manager for the Western region of the U.S. and Canada.

“During the past two years, we have added many compact-only Hyundai equipment dealers to our expanding network and will continue to aggressively recruit new dealers to support the sales momentum and growth we are seeing in this area,” Ross said. “We are excited about the creation of this new, dedicated compact equipment team and the support they will provide to Hyundai dealers and customers who are using our compact machines.”

Source: HCEA

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