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Industry News Atlas Copco Strengthening Customer Relations by Appointing New Rental Managers Atlas Copco Construction Equipment appointed four managers to lead its growing rental market in the United States. Steve Nelson serves the national rental aftermarket as a Business Development Manager, Norbert Matthews works as an Area Sales Manager for the Midwest, Charlie Clarkson serves the Northwest as the Area Sales Manager, and Ronald Repasz is the Area Sales Manager for the Southwest. “We’re committed to building strong business relationships with our customers. Part of that is building a team that continues to provide industry-leading assistance by offering the best equipment, parts, service, and aftermarket support,” said Matt Cadnum, Atlas Copco Rental Channel Vice President of Sales. Together, the four new managers have more than 40 years of industry experience. Nelson will focus on growing Atlas Copco’s aftermarket revenue and market share through the rental channel. Nelson has been with Atlas Copco for more than 4 years and most recently was the Regional Sales Manager for the West Rental Division. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Nelson said he looks forward to working with customers to promote Atlas Copco’s construction Steve Nelson equipment and show them what the aftermarket division has to offer. Matthews, Clarkson, and Repasz will oversee operations at rental centers in their areas and will work to build strong customer relationships. They are dedicated to customer satisfaction and upholding Atlas Copco values and equipment standards. Matthews works with customers in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Kentucky. He has 15 years of experience in the rental industry working for independent and national companies. In addition, Matthews’ experience in the construction and industrial industries will ensure continued growth while being a customer advocate. Clarkson manages Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. “I enjoy being part of an industry-leading sales team and look forward to sharing that knowledge with customers,” Clarkson said. Before accepting this role, Clarkson worked in sales and customer relations at Specialized Transport Service, a freight carrier company. Repasz holds prior experience in sales and service at Eaton, and said he looks forward to continue working with customers and building trusting relationships. Repasz also shared that he enjoys solving problems and trading solutions, which will help him find success in his new role. Prior to working at Eaton, Repasz served 12 years in the Navy. Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools, and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety, and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873; is based in Stockholm, Sweden; and has a global reach spanning more than 180  countries. In 2014, Atlas Copco had more than 44,000 employees. Learn more at www.atlascopco.us. Shannon & Wilson Announces 2016 Staff Promotions Shannon & Wilson announced the following promotions for 2016: Hisham J. Sarieddine to Vice President; Rob Clark, Wendy L. Mathieson, and David C. Ward to Senior Associate; and Dan McMahon, Elliott C. Mecham, Brian S. Reznick, and Scott R. Walker to Associate. Sarieddine joined the firm’s Seattle, WA, office as a geotechnical engineer in 1988, and has progressively expanded his experience and expertise on projects ranging from small structures to large federal highways. His clients include ports, state and federal agencies, and transit clients. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in Washington and Hawaii. Clark joined the firm’s Seattle office as a  geotechnical engineer in 1985 and has developed a specialty with the design, implementation, and monitoring of geotechnical Hisham J. Sarieddine and structural instrumentation for the evaluation of movement and property changes in buildings, excavations, dams, landslides, and tunnels. He received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in Washington and New York. Mathieson joined Shannon & Wilson’s Seattle office in 1999 as a geotechnical engineer. She has developed innovative solutions for slope stabilization, ground improvement, and shoring. She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in Washington and Alaska. Ward joined the firm’s Seattle office in 1997. He is a licensed civil engineer and Charlie Clarkson Rob Clark David C. Ward 60 Shotcrete • Spring 2016


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