I am excited about this opportunity for Dutchman Global, Inc., our entire staff, worldwide, revels in this recognition
Darlington, SC (PRWEB) May 18, 2008
Dan Vander Meer, CEO of Dutchman Global and Robyn Vander Meer, CFO have both been invited to attend President George W. Bush's remarks in recognition of World Trade Week on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday, May 20th 2008.
Dan Vander Meer was nominated by Colleen Litkenhaus, Assistant Secretary of Commerce. The U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service is the key export promotion agency of the federal government. The service has a worldwide network of employees and a mission of assisting small and medium-sized American businesses in exporting their goods and services worldwide.
District Export Councils are organizations of leaders from local businesses whose international business provides a source of professional advice for local firms. The South Carolina DEC consists of 30 business leaders who represent manufacturers, service providers as well as state and federal government agencies.
"I am excited about this opportunity for Dutchman Global, Inc., our entire staff, worldwide, revels in this recognition," said Dan Vander Meer. Mr. Vander Meer previously worked as the managing Director or another heavy equipment business overseas before branching out and starting Dutchman Global.
Dutchman Global was established in 2005 to provide quality heavy equipment to the global earthmoving and mining industry. Dutchman Global currently ships 98% of its equipment overseas to several geographic territories. Dutchman Globals' experienced sales staff sells Caterpillar, Euclid, John Deere, Komatsu and other used equipment.
Located at 208 Prosperity Court in Florence, Dutchman Global currently has 6 sales and administrative employees in the Florence location. Other employees are located in Canada, South Dakota, Dubai and Guyana.
In April 2008, Dutchman Global was nominated as one of South Carolina's fastest growing companies. Dan Vander Meer was also appointed to South Carolina's District Export Council and Dutchman Global received an Export Achievement Award in 2007.