Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd. - Notice of Appointment

Andy Hunt named Vice President and General Manager of Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd. (CNW Group/Hewitt Equipment Limited)

DARTMOUTH, NS, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Stéphane Guérin, President and Chief Operating Officer of Hewitt Equipment Limited and its affiliated companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Hunt as Vice President and General Manager of Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd.

Andy has spent a number of years in Atlantic Canada, and joins us with more than 25 years of business experience in senior roles with Purolator Courier, GE Commercial Finance, Day and Ross, and most recently, as Vice President, Business Services, at Direct Energy.

Along with being responsible for Atlantic Cat, Andy will also be a Vice President of the parent company, Hewitt Equipment Limited, and will be part of Hewitt's Executive Committee. His strong commercial background, enthusiastic drive and exemplary leadership skills will enable him to play a significant role, both regionally and nationally. We look forward to Andy's strong contribution in the years to come.

About Atlantic Cat
Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd. (Atlantic Cat) is a full-line Caterpillar Equipment and Engine Dealership serving the provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Atlantic Cat operates from eight locations. The Company is engaged in the sale, lease, rental and service of the full-line of Caterpillar Earthmoving and Engine Products.

About Hewitt
Hewitt Equipment Limited was founded in 1952 by the late Robert Hewitt. The Company is the authorized Caterpillar Dealer for the province of Quebec and Western Labrador, and, since 1995, through its subsidiary, Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd. is also the Cat Dealer for the Maritime provinces. With headquarters in Pointe-Claire and 50 branches, the Hewitt Group sells, rents and services the full line of Caterpillar products through five divisions: Heavy Equipment, Material Handling, Energy, Truck and Agricultural. Hewitt's other subsidiaries are: Hewitt Material Handling Inc. (Ontario), Hewitt Rentals Inc. (Quebec, Western Labrador and Maritimes), Montréal Hydraulique 04 Inc. and SITECH Atlantic Ltd. (Maritimes). The Company is also the dealer for Maschinenbau Kiel GmbH (MaK) for Québec, the Maritimes, and the Eastern seaboard of the United States, from Maine to Virginia. The Hewitt Group employs over 2700 people across Eastern Canada.

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SOURCE: Hewitt Equipment Limited

For further information:

Magalie Ross
Hewitt Equipment Limited
514.630.2183