Centreville, New Brunswick, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2008
Thomas Equipment Inc., a global manufacturer and marketer of Thomas Skid Steer Loaders, appointed Tarcisio Sciocco as Regional Business Manager, Italy, it was announced by Gilbert Bedard, Vice President of Global Sales.
Sciocco, who has led marketing for major heavy equipment companies in Italy and who speaks Italian and English, will report directly to Bedard.
Petter Etholm, President and Chief Executive Officer of Thomas Equipment and its parent company, Osiris Corporation (OSRS), said, "Thomas welcomes Tarcisio Sciocco and we are confident that his comprehensive knowledge of the market in Italy will contribute to Thomas's success as we focus on meeting local market needs within of global expansion strategy."
Bedard said, "Sciocco has a wealth of international experience and we are confident he will make a dynamic contribution to Thomas Equipment's strategic growth initiatives in North America."
Before joining Thomas Equipment, Sciocco was Sales Manager of Antec SpA, a leading marketer of heavy equipment machines for construction, heavy mining and tunneling in Italy and manufacturer of road machinery exported worldwide. Earlier, he was Marketing Manager at both Midec SpA, Italy's former Volvo Construction Equipment distributor, and JCB SpA, the international heavy equipment company.
Sciocco said, "I am proud to be part of the Thomas team and look forward to expanding market penetration of existing markets and opening news avenues of growth for Thomas in Italy."
Ilan Danieli, Chief Operating Officer, added, "Tarcisio Sciocco epitomizes Thomas' focus on local market development to meet customer and Dealer needs as we expand globally. His expertise and leadership will provide a great addition to Thomas' ability to serve our customers in Italy."
Sciocco holds a degree in Business Administration from Universita Commerciale L. Bocconi, where he majored in Marketing. He lives in Legnano, Italy, has a daughter and enjoys sports, music and reading. He is also active in professional associations and community activities.
About Thomas Equipment, Inc.
Thomas Equipment, Inc. is a unit of Osiris Corporation (OSRS.PK), http://www.osiriscorp.net, which provides a variety of branded and other products to industrial markets through subsidiaries including: Thomas Equipment 2004, Inc.; Thomas Equipment Asia Co. Ltd.; Thomas Ventures, Inc., Pneutech-Rousseau, Inc. and TcomT Inc. Osiris' units manufacture and market industrial and construction equipment, distribute pneumatic and hydraulic systems and design wireless devices for the telecommunications industry, among other activities. For more information about Thomas Equipment, visit the company's website at: http://www.thomasloaders.com.
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