Peterson Manufacturing announced the hiring of Bryan Dempsey as director of fleet sales.
In this new position, Dempsey will build strong relationships and strategic partnerships, assess customer needs and recommend product solutions, and drive revenue growth and customer satisfaction, according to the company.
Dempsey comes to Peterson with eight years of industry experience as manager of fleet maintenance for FedEx Ground, leading a talented team responsible for oversight of all fleet-maintenance categories nationwide.
“Throughout his career, Dempsey has been responsible for specifying and maintaining the safest equipment possible, a perfect ﬁt for the Peterson philosophy and strategy,” the company said in a news release. “His extensive knowledge of the complex challenges facing ﬂeets and understanding of the importance of maintaining equipment to the highest safety standards will ensure the growth of Peterson’s ﬂeet customer segment and play a pivotal role in supporting the needs of our current ﬂeet customers.”
Dempsey was an oﬃcer in the U.S. Air Force prior to FedEx Ground. He holds a B.S. in manufacturing engineering from Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Sarah, currently reside on their farm in Eastern Ohio.
“In today’s environment, our customer’s needs are constantly changing,” said Al Anderson, vice president of sales & marketing for Peterson Manufacturing. “At Peterson, we believe that one of the best ways to understand those needs is to have someone working with our customers who knows ﬁrsthand about their pain points and just how important it is to reduce downtime and increase eﬃciencies.We believe that with Bryan on board, we can truly engage with our ﬂeet customers and offer fully customizable solutions.”