Carleton Place, Ontario – Eastway911 Emergency Vehicles, a manufacturer of quality Fire Trucks and Emergency Vehicles, today announced that it has appointed Andrew Armstrong as President of Eastway911 Emergency Vehicles Ltd.
“During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead Eastway911 than Andrew Armstrong” said Michael L. Cappy, Chairman of Eastway911, and Managing Director of Gibraltar Foundation. “Andrew is a proven leader with demonstrated business development skills, strategic vision, and the ability to bring people together. His vision for how we can deliver a better customer experience is exactly what Eastway911 needs as the company enters a new chapter of quality, customer focus, and growth.”
Andrew comes to Eastway911 with a broad and diverse background in marketing, business development, sales management, and strategy. Over the past 22 years, Andrew has nurtured a skillset that provides him with a unique understanding of all that is required to take a brand from concept to mass market profitability. He is a hands-on leader who has built and grown multiple product portfolios across a number of industries and technologies by focusing on execution and the customer experience.
“I couldn’t be more honored to have been chosen to lead this company and it’s highly skilled and dedicated workforce through this transition” Armstrong said. “The opportunities ahead of us are tremendous and, with the valuable support of Michael Cappy and Gibraltar Foundation, Eastway911 is poised to become a recognized market leader.”
According to Michael Cappy, “We are excited for Andrew to lead Eastway911 and take advantage of opportunities for growth through strengthened product development, the application of new technologies and through additional acquisitions both in Canada and the US.”
Eastway911 designs and manufactures a complete line of new custom ‘built-to-order’ Pumpers, Tankers, Rescue, Wildland, and HazMat vehicles. Since manufacturing its first fire truck in 1973, Eastway911 has built over 1,300 trucks for Municipalities, Fire Districts, as well as Aviation, Mining and Petrochemical customers. Customers are primarily served from the company’s facility in Carleton Place, Ontario, where all vehicles are built to NFPA, UL and ULC standards.
For more information on Eastway911 Emergency Vehicles visit www.eastway911.com or contact Jennifer Labelle at Eastway911 Emergency Vehicles, toll free (888) 571-6842 or (613) 257-8197.
Thank you to the Muskoka Lakes Fire Department, Chief Richard Hayes.
Thank you to Drummond North Elmsley Tay Valley Fire Rescue, Chief Greg Saunders.
Thank you to the Stone Mills Fire Department, Chief Frank Haylow and Deputy Chief Jeff Thompson.
Thank you to the Greater Napanee Emergency Services, Chief Terry Gervais , Deputy Chief Kevin Donaldson and Assistant Chief John Koenig.
Thank you to Nackawic New Brunswick Fire Department.
Left: Fire Chief William Hopkins, Ivan Davis of Eastway, Deputy Chief Richard Barrow. Also on hand was Mayor Nancy Cronkhite.
Eastway911 delivered a new truck to Essex Fire & Rescue.
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