Jan. 22, 2013
/CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Directors of Hewitt Equipment Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of
James (Jim) Hewitt
as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and
as President and Chief Operating Officer of the organization and its affiliated companies.
joined the organization in 1968 and had served as President and Chief Executive Officer since 1983. Under his leadership, the Company has grown significantly by providing
Service par Excellence
to its Customers.
Stéphane Guérin, CPA, CA
joined the Company in 2009 as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. In 2010, he was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the Hewitt Group, Mr. Guérin worked for over 15 years in the aeronautical industry.
Hewitt Equipment Limited was founded in 1952 by the late
. The Company is the authorized Caterpillar Dealer for the province of
, and, since 1995, through its subsidiary, Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd. is also the Cat Dealer for the Maritime provinces. With headquarters in
and 50 branches, the Hewitt Group sells, rents and services the full line of Caterpillar products through five divisions: Heavy Equipment, Material Handling, Energy, Truck and Agricultural. Hewitt's other subsidiaries are: Hewitt Material Handling Inc. (
), Hewitt Rentals Inc. (
and Maritimes), Montréal Hydraulique 04 Inc. and SITECH Atlantic Ltd. (Maritimes). The Company is also the dealer for Maschinenbau Kiel GmbH (MaK) for Québec, the Maritimes, and the Eastern seaboard of
the United States
. The Hewitt Group employs over 2700 people across
SOURCE Hewitt Equipment Limited