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Vermeer MV Solutions appoints new engineering manager

Vermeer MV Solutions has appointed John Place as a new engineering manager based in South Carolina, US.

John Place.

For more than 21 years, Mr Place has served as a product engineering expert within manufacturing roles, with proven skills in leading, managing, monitoring and executing improved manufacturing methodology.

In the role, he will manage and assist Vermeer’s engineering team throughout the development of new products and provide support for the Greenville, South Carolina and Okahumpka, Florida operations.

His appointment will support the company’s long-term strategy for growing the MV Solutions business, a group formed after integrating Vac-Tron Equipment, acquired in 2018, and McLaughlin Group, acquired in 2017.

“John’s entire career has been focused on encouraging and leading cross-functional teams and improving processes to reduce costs,” said Vermeer MV Solutions General Manager Dave Van Wyk.

“He has a passion for change and strives to challenge the status quo while weighing risks to the business.

“We are pleased to have someone of his calibre joining the Vermeer MV Solutions team.”

For more information visit the Vermeer website.

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