US-based Marmon Highway Technologies (MHT) has appointed Ken Kelley as new Group President of its Fontaine Fifth Wheel companies – including Fontaine Fifth Wheel, Fontaine Parts Connection, Fontaine Coupling Solutions and Fontaine Fifth Wheel Europe.
In his new role, Kelley is responsible for “growing Fontaine's global portfolio of premium fifth wheel solutions focused on helping customers optimize their vehicle lifecycle costs,” the company said in a statement.
Mr Kelley is a 27-year veteran of the commercial vehicle industry, boasting an extensive background in sales, marketing and engineering. He has been with Marmon Highway Technologies since 1992, most recently serving as President of Webb Severe Duty.
He previously worked for Dana Corporation, Walther EMC and ConMet, and is a long-time active member of the Technology and Maintenance Council. Kelley earned a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University.
“Ken has proven himself to have the right mix of experience and expertise to lead our Fontaine Fifth Wheel companies to further growth,” said Glenn Chambers, President of MHT Engineered Components Group.
“His technical knowledge and focus on customer needs equip him to guide his group to develop the new products and services our fleet and aftermarket customers need to minimize downtime and improve profitability.”