Talbert Manufacturing appointed industry veteran Gerald (Jerry) Rothwell as director of business development. This position is designed to create and expand markets for the Talbert trailer lines throughout North America.
Rothwell brings more than 22 years of inside/outside sales and dealer development experience to Talbert.
Rothwell brings more than 22 years of inside/outside sales and dealer development experience to Talbert, having most recently served in the positions (from 1999 to 2012) of regional vice president, director of heavy haul business development and director of dealer dales for Fontaine Trailer Company.
Rothwell began his career in the United States Navy and was the youngest person to graduate from Air Control School. Following six years of Naval service, Rothwell entered the transportation industry as a rental truck manager. This led to his tenure as sales manager for Dayton, Ohio-based MPH Equipment Company.
"We are proud to welcome Jerry Rothwell to the Talbert team," says Greg D. Smith, vice president of sales and marketing. "He brings onboard a superior knowledge of the U.S. and Canadian heavy haul markets and is able to forge solid long-term solutions for transportation companies and strategic industry partners."