Smeal Fire Apparatus Appoints Chief Operating Officer

SNYDER, NE—Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. announced today Thomas Ninneman has been appointed to chief operating officer.

Ninneman’s role will oversee day-to-day operations ensuring the efficient and proper management of Smeal resources and effective service and delivery of Smeal products.

“I strongly believe Tom’s addition to Smeal will reinforce our mission to be recognized by our customers and competitors as the leader in quality, delivery and customer experience,” remarked Mark Huber, president, Smeal Fire Apparatus. “Tom is a knowledgeable and trusted leader who has demonstrated his ability to get results. I am fully confident in his operational practices.“

Ninnemen has a strong background, leading the growth of top manufacturing businesses. He served as the President and vice-president of Navitor, a nationally based and multi-company business unit and as Director of European Operations for Oshkosh Corporation where his career spanned multiple leadership roles including, Program Manager, Production & Plant Manger, and General Manager.

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