TVH Parts -Americas has appointed Dirk von Holt as president, he was previously vice president of sales and marketing.
In his new role, he will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and help to create a structure for TVH’s future growth and development within the region. He joined the company in 2005 since when he has been instrumental in streamlining TVH’s organisational processes and setting up a network of distribution centres in order to improve customer response times etc...
Prior to joining TVH he spent 22 years with forklift and material handling manufacturer Jungheinrich, the final six years as president of its North American operations. Prior to that he was chief executive of Jungheinrich subsidiary Multiton MIC for nine years.
Her began his career with Jungheinrich in Germany in 1983, becoming controller of its European Subsidiaries division and was promoted to general manager of Jungheinrich Denmark in 1986. Four years later he moved to the USA to join Multiton as its chief executive, transferring to Jungheinrich America in 1999.
TVH chief executive Els Thermote said: “Over the past 13 years, Dirk has been a valuable and trusted member of the TVH team. He is a great fit to take the lead in continuing our growth and take our company into the future. This is an exciting time for TVH. I am excited and confident that Dirk’s experience, dedication and leadership will ensure his success in this new role.”
“TVH has grown to become one of the most respected names in the material handling and industrial equipment industries. For the past 50 years our commitment to service, knowledge and product availability has made TVH the One Stop Shop for our customers. We offer more than 39 million products from 16 locations in the Americas and 72 locations globally.”