Industry veteran Francisco Javier Vargas Huerta to lead sales and aftermarket
McConnellsburg, Pa. — June 14, 2018 — Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) and a leader in the towing and recovery business, is growing its presence in Latin America by hiring its first District Sales Manager for the region, Francisco Javier Vargas Huerta. An industry veteran previously with Jerr-Dan’s sister company JLG Industries, Inc. whom together represent the access segment of Oshkosh, Francisco joins the organization as it continues to lead the industry with innovative product lines and expand on its focus on developing the Latin America market for the industry.
In his new role, Vargas Huerta will lead Jerr-Dan sales and aftermarket development initiatives for the region. His responsibilities will also include assist dealers with business management to assure profitable market growth and customer satisfaction. He will report directly to Jeff Irr, Senior Director, Sales and Marketing at Jerr-Dan.
“We are excited to welcome a professional of Vargas Huerta’s caliber to the Jerr-Dan family,” said Richard del Campo, vice president, general manager at Jerr-Dan. “He brings almost 30 years of business and sales experience to this new role as Jerr-Dan continues its steady development plan and we continue to grow our presence in Latin America. Vargas Huerta business relationships and leadership skills will be a valuable contribution to our organization’s growth strategy.”
Prior to joining Jerr-Dan, Vargas Huerta served as District Manager in Mexico for JLG Industries, Inc., (also an Oshkosh Corporation Company), a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers. His responsibilities included oversight of sales, service and aftermarket support to customers as well as support of JLG’s business development in Mexico. Previously, he held senior level managerial positions at Arquidiseno, SA CV, Dimai and Arquitectoma.
Vargas Huerta holds an architecture degree from Universidad Intercontinental (UIC) in Mexico City. He is a member of the Mexican Association of Machinery Distributors (AMDM) and a representative for International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) in Mexico.
For more information about Jerr-Dan, visit the website at www.jerrdan.com.
About Jerr-Dan Corporation
Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is a leading manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment. Its full line includes light-, medium- and heavy- duty carriers and wreckers, industrial transporters and four-car carriers. The company is headquartered in Hagerstown, MD., and its products are backed by industry leading warranties and a strong service network dedicated to the towing professional. To learn more about Jerr- Dan, visit www.jerrdan.com.
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