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Great Dane Announces New Branch Managers

Great Dane Announces New Branch Managers
Savannah, Ga. – (January 14, 2013) Great Dane is pleased to announce leadership changes in its Atlanta, Memphis and Little Rock branches. New mangers are as follows:

Al Cox has added the position of Branch Manager of Great Dane's Atlanta branch to his current responsibilities as Branch Manager of Great Dane's Mobile and Birmingham branches. Cox oversees new and used sales departments as well as parts and service departments at all three locations.

A 33-year Great Dane veteran, serving 24 years at the Memphis flatbed plant and nine years at the Birmingham branch, Cox has extensive industry experience and knowledge.

David Hood has been promoted to Branch Manager of Great Dane's Memphis and Little Rock branches. Hood will be responsible for branch sales, parts and service at both locations.

Hood has over 30 years of industry experience including work at Foxcraft Trailers, Fruehauf Trailers, Trailmobile Trailers and Fleet Equipment. Most recently, Hood served as Parts Manager at Great Dane's Memphis branch and has been with the company since 2004.

About Great Dane

Great Dane, a manufacturer of dry van, refrigerated and platform trailers, has long been regarded as the industry leader in technology, innovation and quality. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., and has additional corporate offices in Savannah, Ga., with manufacturing plants and a parts distribution center strategically located throughout the United States. Great Dane's network of company-owned branches and full-line independent dealers and parts-only independent dealers offer distribution points for both trailers and aftermarket parts across North and South America. Great Dane can be accessed online at www.greatdanetrailers.com.

The company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies, acquired in 2010, is the innovator and manufacturer of custom fiberglass, specialized refrigerated truck bodies and trailers that range from eight to 36-ft. in length. With headquarters in Rice Lake, Wis., markets include dairy, meat, frozen food, keg beer, live poultry, vending products, flowers and plants, and ice. Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies can be accessed online at www.johnsontruckbodies.com.