Feb. 29, 2016
Fairchild Equipment Appoints New President in Minnesota
Ham Lake, MN – It is with great excitement that Fairchild Equipment announces it has appointed Isaac Yates, President in the Western Division for Minnesota on February 1, 2016. Yates’s primary objectives will include strategic planning, growth within the community, and business development in the metropolitan cities and overall state of Minnesota.
“Our goal is to become the leading material handling equipment sales, rental, parts and service provider in Minnesota. That will be accomplished by replicating the unmatched value proposition that has allowed Fairchild Equipment to achieve market dominance in Green Bay and environs, where the company is renowned for best in class products, sales expertise, responsive parts and service support, and overall ease of doing business,” said Yates. “Having served as the General Sales Manager for Yale Corporate in the early 90’s, it’s particularly exciting to have the opportunity to lead a division of one of the fastest growing Hyster-Yale dealerships in the U.S.”
Coming to Fairchild Equipment with a comprehensive and diverse background, Yates’ has established himself as a leading expert in commercial equipment sales and service with 20+ years of experience in general management, VP-level sales, marketing, product management, and after-sales support. With a consistent history of career success, Yates will become a valued member of the Fairchild Equipment executive team, which includes Gary Fairchild, President & CEO, Van Clarkson, President – Southern Division, and Chad Fairchild, Vice President.
“Isaac Yates brings a great level of experience in the service industry which will continue our efforts to be a World Class material handling supplier to our most valued current and future customers,” said Gary Fairchild. “Isaac’s leadership and insight will heighten our ability to exceed our customers’ expectations, specifically to companies like Target and Menards who are committed to the Hyster-Yale brand.”
Fairchild Equipment is a leading distributor for materials handling, warehouse, construction and agriculture equipment in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and Northern Illinois. With a commitment to exceed industry standards, Fairchild Equipment proudly represents strong manufacturer product lines that perform with productivity, efficiency and innovation. Recognized by Hyster-Yale as a distinguished distributor for their products, Fairchild Equipment has received the Dealer of Excellence Award year after year in addition to being awarded MVP by MHEDA (Materials Handling Equipment Distributors Association).