Atlas Copco appoints new road construction management team
By Atlas CopcoNews
April 29, 2015 - Atlas Copco Construction Equipment recently appointed five managers to lead its expanding road construction division.
Brian Bieller is vice president and road construction equipment business line manager, Steve Cole works as the distribution business development manager, Tim Hoffman serves as the heavy compaction equipment product manager, Jonathan Oney is paving and milling equipment product manager and Imelda Moon is the equipment parts product manager.
“Our division is expanding to provide quality products and unparalleled support for our growing dealer network, rental partners and end-users,” said Erik Sparby, Atlas Copco Construction Equipment president and general manager. “The new appointments ensure that we are backing our customers during this exciting growth at all levels of production, from equipment design to aftersales support.”
The five managers have more than 90 years of combined industry experience, and in their individual roles, ensure Atlas Copco’s dealers, rental companies and end users have the best experience.
Bieller, as vice president and business line manager, is responsible for all compaction, milling and paving equipment brands and channels for Atlas Copco. Additionally, he is responsible for parts, consumables and aftermarket support within the RCE division. He previously served as Atlas Copco’s vice president of business development, and he has more than 20 years of experience within the construction industry.
Cole’s responsibility as RCE’s distribution business development manager is to expand Atlas Copco’s Road Construction distributor network to serve a larger range of contractors across the U.S. Cole earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial distribution, and like Bieller, has more than 20 years of experience in the industry.
Hoffman and Oney’s roles involve growing the RCE division product lines, which include compaction, milling and paving equipment, and maximizing support for dealers and contractors. They also will advise Atlas Copco’s new-product development teams with market information, product knowledge and sales strategies for the U.S. market to expand Atlas Copco’s breadth of products and find key industry opportunities.
Hoffman has more than 20 years of experience working for several large equipment dealers and will manage the heavy compaction product line, which includes soil and asphalt rollers.
Oney will manage RCE’s paving and milling products and is known by his peers for quality service and dedication. Oney’s previous role with Atlas Copco was with the RCE division as a technical support manager. In that role, his coworkers awarded him RCE’s 2014 Lead Contributor of the Year for his service and commitment to its customers.
Moon, will work with Atlas Copco’s product centers, distribution warehouses, sales channels, as well as dealer and rental partners to support the equipment in the field. She is also responsible for analyzing current and future demands for spare parts to ensure maximum availability and reliability for the division’s wide breadth of products.
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