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Raymond appoints new positions to support growth

Four new vice presidents were promoted from within.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
December 04, 2013

To support the current and future growth of The Raymond Corporation, there have been multiple new appointments in the organization:

● Lou Callea is appointed vice president and general counsel for Raymond. Callea will manage all strategic and day-to-day operations within the legal department. Callea previously was general counsel for the legal department.
● Erric Heitmann is appointed vice president, engineering for Raymond. Heitmann will have responsibility for product development, manufacturing engineering, Systems & Advanced Engineering, test engineering and product engineering. Heitmann previously was director of product development engineering.
● Dan Klassen is appointed vice president, Quality & Program Management for Raymond. Klassen will assume responsibility for the quality organization and the program management office. Klassen previously was the director of Muscatine operations in Muscatine, Iowa.
● Dave Norton is appointed vice president, customer solutions for Raymond. Norton will have responsibility for custom engineering, sales engineering, field service, training and the customer care managers. Norton also will oversee the product management group on an interim basis. Norton previously was director of product and manufacturing engineering.

“Raymond has experienced a record period of employment expansion and market share improvement,” said Tim Combs, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Raymond. “These organizational changes will enhance our customer responsiveness and further strengthen our executive leadership team.”

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