PalFleet Truck Equipment announced that Ed Gerken has been appointed president of PalFleet Truck Equipment, effective January 1, 2013.
As the company's executive vice president, Gerken played a key role in developing a strong leadership team that has achieved dramatic results for PalFleet.
"Ed's strong leadership and experience in this industry are huge assets to us as we continue to grow," said Mark Woody, area manager - PALFINGER North America Group. "We are pleased to have Ed as a key member of the PalFleet team."
Gerken joined the PALFINGER family in 2005 as senior marketing manager for PALFINGER USA. He served as general manager at Tiffin Loader Crane for several years before helping to lead TLC's merger with Omaha Standard Distribution in 2009, which became PalFleet Truck Equipment Company the following year.