Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX), announced that Joe George has been appointed to the new position of vice president of global sales and customer service. In his new role, George will lead all globalization initiatives for the sales and customer service functions at Terex AWP. He will report directly to Tim Ford, president of Terex AWP.
George will be responsible for developing global sales and customer service strategies that deliver on the Terex AWP customer value proposition while driving profitable growth for the corporation. His responsibilities include leading the professional development of global sales leaders and focusing on continuous improvement of the Terex AWP account management and sales administration systems. In addition, George will partner with the marketing organization to further develop the business unit’s global channels of distribution.
“Joe is a proven leader in global sales strategy and customer service and we are thrilled to have him join our corporation as a key member of our executive team,” said Ford. “Joe’s impressive understanding of the global business environment will result in added value for our customer base that continues to expand internationally.”Prior to joining Terex AWP, George spent 29 years at Honeywell International Inc. in various positions around the world. Most recently, he was the global vice president – sales and strategic accounts for Automation and Control Solutions (ACS), a $12 billion segment of Honeywell. From 2001-2004, George was vice president of sales – Americas for Honeywell’s Environmental Combustion Controls business unit. During his Honeywell career, George developed a keen understanding of global markets by living in Hong Kong and Toronto, Canada for three years each. George has a master’s degree from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh.