Great Dane Announces New Executive VP of Sales
(Savannah, GA - February 24, 2015) Great Dane announced today the promotion of Chris Hammond to the position of Executive Vice President of Sales. In his new role, Chris will be responsible for leading the company's overall sales, marketing and aftermarket parts and service functions.
With more than 22 years with Great Dane, Hammond has held a variety of sales positions in both the independent dealer and company-owned branch channels. Most recently, Hammond was the Vice President of Dealer and International Sales.
Commenting on Hammond's promotion, Great Dane President, Dean Engelage, said, "Chris has been an integral part of Great Dane's success for a number of years. I am confident in his abilities to refine our sales and distribution strategies and to lead our sales, marketing and aftermarket teams to new heights."
Great Dane will immediately begin a search for Hammond's successor in Dealer Sales.
Great Dane is the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial transportation equipment, including dry and refrigerated trailers and truck bodies, as well as steel, aluminum and combo platform trailers. Great Dane has a storied history in the commercial trucking industry and is a driving force in trailer technology, innovation, quality and customer service. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and with additional corporate offices in Savannah, Georgia, Great Dane has manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the United States. The company’s network of corporate-owned branches, full-line independent dealers and parts-only independent dealers offers a broad range of distribution points for new and used trailers as well as aftermarket services across North and South America. Visit Great Dane online at www.greatdanetrailers.com.