PORTO, Portugal, March 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Nors, S.A. ("Nors"), a global leader in transport solutions and construction equipment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Oliver Nachevski to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Strongco Corporation ("Strongco"). This comes on the heels of the recently completed acquisition by Nors of Strongco Corporation on March 18, 2020. The combined entities now share a global footprint that spans over 17 countries on four continents.
Drawing on more than two decades of experience, Nachevski will provide strategic operational and financial leadership to Strongco's senior executive team. He will also be responsible for modelling the company culture and values to be in line with those of the Nors Group, now the parent company operating out of Porto, Portugal.
"We are excited for Oliver to take on the responsibilities of President and CEO of Strongco," said Tomás Jervell, Chief Executive Officer of Nors. "He was a key member of the management team that strengthened the company's financial health, and we believe his leadership represents a positive direction for Strongco and Nors as a whole."
"I want to thank all of our employees for their continued commitment and loyalty," said Oliver Nachevski. "Their tireless effort is the reason we were able to forge an alliance with a global powerhouse such as Nors. As we seek to enhance our product and service offering from coast to coast, it will be an honour to lead Strongco into the next phase of our growth as a part of the Nors family."
Oliver joined Strongco in 1996, and in that time he has made a significant impact on many facets of the business, from Finance and Credit to Crane Operations and Construction Equipment. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and has held many titles, including most recently Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, where his leadership skills played a crucial role in growing the business and successfully overcoming strategic challenges.
Strongco Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nors, S.A., is a major multiline mobile equipment dealer with operations across Canada. Strongco sells, rents and services equipment used in diverse sectors such as construction, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, utilities, municipalities, waste management and forestry. The Company has approximately 500 employees serving customers from 26 branches in Canada. Strongco represents leading equipment manufacturers with globally recognized brands, including Volvo Construction Equipment, Case Construction, Sennebogen, Manitowoc Crane, including National and Grove, Fassi, Konecranes, Allied Construction, and ESCO.
Nors is a Portuguese based private company that sells, rents and services construction, infrastructure, mining and forestry equipment, trucks, busses, cars and marine and industrial engines in 16 countries in four continents: Portugal, Spain, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Turkey, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Mexico and the USA. The company was founded in 1933, has 3,600 employees and a turnover of over €1.6 billion. Nors represents leading heavy equipment manufacturers with global brands like Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Trucks, Volvo Bus, Volvo Penta, Renault Trucks, UD Trucks, DongFeng Trucks, SDLG, Sennebogen, Grove, Epiroc, Sandvik, Case IH, Kohler-SDMO, Yale and Hyster.
SOURCE Strongco Corporation