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Jerr-Dan Hires First District Sales Manager for Latin America

Apr 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK), has hired its first district sales manager for Latin America, Francisco Javier Vargas Huerta. An industry veteran previously with Jerr-Dan’s sister company JLG Industries Inc. that together represent the access segment of Oshkosh, Vargas Huerta joins the organization as it expands its focus on developing the Latin American market for the industry.

In his new role, Vargas Huerta will lead Jerr-Dan sales and aftermarket development initiatives for the region. His responsibilities will also include assisting dealers with business management to assure profitable market growth and customer satisfaction.  He will report directly to Jeff Irr, senior director, Sales and Marketing at Jerr-Dan.

“We are excited to welcome a professional of Francisco’s caliber to the Jerr-Dan family,” said Richard del Campo, vice president, general manager at Jerr-Dan. “He brings almost 30 years of business and sales experience to this new role as Jerr-Dan continues its steady development plan and we continue to grow our presence in Latin America. His business relationships and leadership skills will be a valuable contribution to our organization’s growth strategy.”

Prior to joining Jerr-Dan, Vargas Huerta served as district manager in Mexico for JLG Industries Inc. (also an Oshkosh Corporation Company), a global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers. His responsibilities included oversight of sales, service and aftermarket support to customers as well as support of JLG’s business development in Mexico. Previously, he held senior level managerial positions at Arquidiseno, SA CV, Dimai and Arquitectoma.

Vargas Huerta holds an architecture degree from Universidad Intercontinental (UIC) in Mexico City. He is a member of the Mexican Association of Machinery Distributors (AMDM) and a representative for International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) in Mexico.

For more information about Jerr-Dan visit www.jerrdan.com.