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
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.
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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