Raymond Appoints Five VPs
The Raymond Corporation has made multiple new appointments in the organization, including:
- Lou Callea is appointed vice president and general counsel. Callea will manage all strategic and day-to-day operations within the legal department. Callea previously was general counsel for the legal department.
- Erric Heitmann is appointed vice president, engineering. Heitmann will have responsibility for product development, manufacturing engineering, Systems & Advanced Engineering, test engineering and product engineering. Heitmann previously was director of product development engineering.
- Dan Klassen is appointed vice president, Quality & Program Management. Klassen will assume responsibility for the quality organization and the program management office. Klassen previously was the director of Muscatine operations in Muscatine, Iowa.
- Dave Norton is appointed vice president, customer solutions. Norton will have responsibility for custom engineering, sales engineering, field service, training and the customer care managers. Norton also will oversee the product management group on an interim basis. Norton previously was director of product and manufacturing engineering.
“Raymond has experienced a record period of employment expansion and market share improvement,” says Tim Combs, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Raymond. “These organizational changes will enhance our customer responsiveness and further strengthen our executive leadership team.”