Kenworth Truck Company has named Carl Herzog from CIT Group, Inc. to its 2015 Kenworth Dealer Council.
The 2015 Kenworth Dealer Council members are: Chairman – Mike Murphy, MHC Kenworth, Leawood, Kan.; Will Bruser, Truckworx Kenworth, Birmingham, Ala.; Bill Currie, Inland Kenworth, Burnaby, B.C.; Carl Herzog, CIT Group, Inc., Normal, Ill.; David Laird, Papé Kenworth, Eugene, Ore.; Tim Spurgeon, MHC Kenworth, Leawood, Kan.; and Vince Tarola, Kenworth Truck Centres, Concord, Ont. In addition, Jodie Teuton of Kenworth of South Louisiana in Gray, La., serves as the Kenworth line representative for the American Truck Dealers (ATD).
“This year’s Kenworth Dealer Council features an excellent group of very experienced and customer-focused Kenworth dealer executives,” says Mike Murphy, the council’s chairman and MHC Kenworth president. “Fleets and truck operators depend on the Kenworth dealer body to provide quality new and used trucks, service and parts to meet their needs. The Council is focused on continuing to enhance and advance that strong support and experience.”
The council features leading executives from among the more than 360 Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada who work with Kenworth to help provide superior customer support throughout the dealer network.
“Kenworth dealers are on a continual mission to increase locations and add operating hours to provide The World’s Best customer service,” says Jason Skoog, Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing. “In 2014, Kenworth dealers in the U.S. and Canada invested $120 million in facilities, opened 17 new locations and completed 7 major facility relocations, added 185 additional service bays, and increased weekend service hours by 19 percent.”