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Safe Fleet Announces Fire, EMS, and Industrial Promotions

Safe Fleet Fire, EMS, & Industrial sales team annouced the promotion of several current employees. Each individual will continue to focus on the Safe Fleet Fire, EMS, and Industrial Market brands; FRC, Elkhart Brass, FoamPro, and R•O•M. Their efforts will continue to concentrate on customer development and sales growth responsibilities for each of their assigned territories. A major benefit to our customers is the fact that each Safe Fleet team member offers a wealth of unique, yet practical, industry experience; from both a sales and end-user perspective.

Jason Witmier and Andy Plofkin have been promoted to National Account Managers. In their new roles, they will be responsible for further developing strategic and tactical sales initiatives to expand FRC, Elkhart Brass, FoamPro, and ROM presence in the USA. With diverse industry backgrounds and experience, both Jason & Andy bring a high level of expertise to service all customer levels. Jason will manage regional sales managers covering the eastern US and Andy managing those in the western US. Both will report to Ron Truhler, Divisional Vice President of Sales.

Andy Plofkin

Andy Plofkin

Jason Witmier

Jason Witmier

Jerry Herbst has been promoted to National Account Manager, Elkhart Brass Municipal Products. In addition to managing the municipal product sales manager team across the US, he will focus on managing key National Accounts to drive continued municipal product sales growth. A 40-year veteran of the fire service, Jerry has served in all rank positions including fire chief. He also has a long and extensive instructing background. He is also a subject matter expert in evaluating, developing, and implementing equipment solutions for effective fire attacks. Jerry will report to Ron Truhler, Divisional Vice President of Sales.

Jerry Herbst

Jerry Herbst

Peter Luhrs has been promoted to Vice President of Product Management. In his new role, he will have the responsibility for new product development, product management, and engineering functions for all Fire, EMS, & Industrial products at FRC, Elkhart Brass, FoamPro, and ROM. In his new role, Peter will be responsible for product, integration, and new technology strategies to deliver a portfolio of products to exceed the future challenges and increase safety of our customers. Peter replaces Eric Combs who has been promoted to Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Safe Fleet, and will report to Toh Meng, Senior Vice President.

Peter Luhrs

Peter Luhrs

For more information on Safe Fleet visit www.safefleet.net.