New VP of sales & marketing for Rail-Veyor
Material-handling company recruits Frank Ward to introduce Rail-Veyor technology to new markets
RAIL-Veyor Technologies Global Inc., producers of innovative bulk material handling systems for surface and underground applications, have announced the appointment of Frank Ward as the company’s vice-president sales & marketing.
Mr Ward will apply his extensive international sales experience in the heavy-haul rail OEM industry to his new role of introducing the Rail-Veyor technology as the company expands its market penetration globally.
‘We are pleased to have Frank join our executive team,’ said Rail-Veyor’s chief executive officer Ron Russ. ‘Our company is poised for growth in the mining, aggregates and rail markets, and we are fortunate to add Frank’s strategic sales and marketing skill sets to our efforts.
‘Frank’s appointment will help Rail-Veyor build and maintain forward momentum, and allow us to expand our growth and customer base into more diverse markets and regions of the world.’
Mr Ward is veteran executive in the heavy-haul rail OEM industry with more than 35 years of global sales and marketing experience building multi-dimensional teams, promoting locomotive sales, and developing new markets across all continents.
Prior to joining Rail-Veyor, Mr Ward was vice-president of Asia/Pacific international sales for seven years at Electro-Motive Diesel company in the US, where he was instrumental in guiding global account teams to achieve a 200% growth in revenue within a three-year period.
In addition, Mr Ward earned success conducting international negotiations and establishing complex localization and licensed manufacturing with partners in China, India and Australia.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Ward said: ‘I’m very pleased to have joined the Rail-Veyor executive team. Rail-Veyor’s bulk material handling technology has so many applications which will benefit many industries.
‘It is easy to see how both the mining and the aggregates industries will soon view Rail-Veyor as the revolutionary alternative over traditional conveyor, truck and heavy-haul rail haulage methods. It has impressed me how significantly it can reduce a company’s maintenance and operating costs, while also being a totally green and safer technology.’