Clark Material Handling Company appointed Scott Johnson to vice president of business development. In this position, Johnson will continue to direct all dealer services, dealer development and government sales activities, as well as develop and coordinate new business opportunities in North America, to ensure Clark’s continued market share and profit growth.
“Scott brings a unique blend of expertise across many facets of our business including product knowledge, dealer relations, marketing and strategic planning combined with material handling industry expertise,” said Dennis Lawrence, president of Clark. “We are proud to acknowledge Scott’s leadership and enthusiasm and recognize his contributions to Clark.”
A Clark employee since 1995, Johnson formerly served as the company’s Eastern regional sales manager, aftermarket sales and marketing manager, director of marketing and director of dealer services. Scott has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Kentucky and resides in Lexington with his wife Amy and children, Wiles and Sarah.
In addition, Gaynell Phillips was named national accounts sales representative. Her responsibilities include working closely with dealers and regional sales personnel as well as end users in establishing & maintaining national and major account customer relationships.
“Gaynell will be an excellent addition to our already outstanding sales team, and her previous national accounts sales experience within the material handling industry will ensure an immediate impact,” stated Bo Maslanyk, national sales director.
Ms. Phillips has over seventeen years of experience in the material handling industry. Her previous experience includes national accounts sales manager for Nissan Forklift Corporation, where she received awards for her high level of sales performance, territory dominance and contribution to the success of the dealerships and the OEM that she worked for. She has also been the major account representative for a forklift dealership, where she earned the top sales award for her region for three straight years.