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Atlas Copco Construction Equipment Canada appoints Rob Johnston as Business Line Manager – Portable Energy Division

2015-06-29

June 23, 2015 – MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Atlas Copco Construction Equipment Canada has appointed Rob Johnston to be Business Line Manager – Portable Energy Division, effective July 6, 2015. Rob Johnston is currently Factory Product Manager for Atlas Copco Portable Energy located in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

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It gives us great pleasure to announce the appointment of Rob Johnston as Business Line Manager – Portable Energy Division Canada based in Vancouver, British Columbia effective July 6, 2015.

Rob is returning to the Canadian Construction Equipment organisation from his current position as Factory Product Manager at Rock Hill, South Carolina, where he was responsible for the management of a large portfolio of Atlas Copco Portable Energy equipment. Prior to his time in Rock Hill, Rob was an integral member of the Atlas Copco Construction Equipment team in Canada where he held the position of Western Regional Sales Manager.

Having also previously held roles within Cat Rentals/Finning, Rob brings a wealth of knowledge of the Canadian Construction Equipment market coupled with extensive product knowledge in all Portable Energy products.

His previous experience and product knowledge in conjunction with his strong customer focus and dedication, position him well to deliver further growth to the Portable Energy business across Canada.

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Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.  The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2014, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 94 (BEUR 10.3) and more than 44 000 employees.

Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area provides construction and demolition tools, portable compressors, pumps and generators, lighting towers, and compaction and paving equipment. The business area offers specialty rental and provides service through a global network. Construction Technique innovates for sustainable productivity in infrastructure, civil works, oil and gas, energy, drilling and road construction projects. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, Sweden, the United States, China, India and Brazil.