East Manufacturing, manufacturer of aluminum flatbed, drop deck, dump, and refuse trailers as well as aluminum truck bodies and steel dump trailers, announced the promotion of Douglas Kenney to director of National Fleet Sales. In his new position, Kenney will continue to be responsible for fleet sales in North America, while strengthening the fleet sales department’s national presence and enhancing East’s position in the platform marketplace.

“Doug has added tremendous value to the company by providing an in-depth understanding of our large fleet customer needs,” said Dave de Poincy, president & COO. “His strong business acumen and expertise ensures that East remains customer focused and top of mind to our fleet customers.”

With 38 years in the trailer industry, Kenney began his career in 1981 at Fruehauf Trailer. With both manufacturing and dealer expertise, Kenney has extensive trailer sales experience. He joined East after six years with Great Dane Trailers.

Prior to Great Dane, he was vice president Fleet Sales at Trailmobile, where he was responsible for major leasing national accounts and high-profile fleet customers. In 2004, Kenney joined Hale Trailer Brake and Wheel as Branch Manager of their Springfield, Mass., branch. He has also held positions at Dorsey Trailer and Doug Kenney Trailer Sales in addition to over 10 years at Fruehauf.

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