Shindaiwa Adds New Vice Presidents
Shindaiwa recently announced the appointment of two new vice presidents, Jon Ferguson as vice president of Financial & Management Services, and Mike Nichols as vice president of Marketing & Business Development. According to Tom Bunch, president of Shindaiwa, “These changes reflect our optimism about the future and help ensure we will improve our competitiveness and be better able to fully support our customers.”
Ferguson began his career with Shindaiwa in 1993 and has progressed through a number of important positions with the company, most recently as director of Financial & Management Services. Ferguson has a Bachelor of Science degree in business finance and is a Certified Management Accountant. As vice president, Ferguson’s overall responsibility with the company involves finance, accounting, legal affairs, systems, human resources and customer service.
Nichols joined the Shindaiwa team in 2001 as the company’s director of Marketing. A solid industry veteran, Nichols has over 30 years of management experience in the outdoor power equipment industry in sales, marketing, and business development with such companies as Oregon, Echo, and Kawasaki. In addition to his current marketing role, Nichols is responsible for the development of “zero-conflict” new customers such as farm, rental, OEM, government and national accounts.
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