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SmartTruck Expands National Sales Team, Naming John Brown Vice President of Sales and Marketing

SmartTruck, the innovative leader in fuel-saving trailer aerodynamics for the trucking industry, announced today the appointment of John Brown as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Mr. Brown will lead the company’s drive to establish and maintain its position as the trucking industry’s innovative leader in fuel-saving aerodynamic systems. He will be responsible for managing all marketing and sales activities, including expanding marketplace awareness and new customer development. 

Mr. Brown joins SmartTruck from a prominent truck parts provider for the heavy truck industry, where he served as Director of Sales. His career began in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Corporal and Squad Leader serving in Iraq.  He is a resident of Buford, GA, and will be headquartered at the company’s offices in Greenville.

“I am delighted to welcome John at such an exciting and pivotal time for our company,” said Steve Ingham, SmartTruck CEO. “John brings the experience, energy, and leadership required to accelerate our expansion across the long-haul trucking industry.”   

Mr. Brown has announced the addition of two new members and the promotion of a third to the SmartTruck sales team.

Vern Scheuplein joins SmartTruck as Director of Dealer Development, a newly created position focusing on expanding and supporting dealer relationships in the SmartTruck network.  Mr. Scheuplein has enjoyed a long-time career in the industry, with a well-earned reputation for superior customer service.

Also named to the SmartTruck sales team is Charles Debbout, assuming the position of Regional Sales Director for the Southeast U.S. Mr. Debbout has significant experience selling service and technical solutions in the trucking and railroad industries in the U.S. and abroad. Most recently, he served as Director of Sales at Falcon Fastening Solutions.

 Finally, the company has announced that Ron Pope has been promoted to the newly created position of Vice President, Strategic Accounts.

“I am thrilled to have these three extremely talented individuals on my team,” said Mr. Brown, “and to be joining a company so poised for success.  Our collective efforts will be focused on enhancing SmartTruck’s position as the premier provider of precision aerodynamics in the industry.”

In their new roles, Mr. Scheuplein, Mr. Debbout and Mr. Pope will report to Mr. Brown.

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See you at TMC in Nashville and Drop a Few Pounds

Join SmartTruck in Nashville February 27 to March 2 for the TMC Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition. Stop by our Exhibit Booth #654 to learn more about how we lost nine pounds in under two hours.* And you can, too.

And while you’re there, we’d like to hear more about your aerodynamic equipment challenges and how we can help you best meet them. There are many reasons to choose SmartTruck!

All SmartTruck Aero Systems are EPA SmartWay Verified and C.A.R.B. compliant, and can save you up to 10% on fuel…and more!

At SmartTruck, we’re aggressively challenging the status quo. Find out how far long-haul trailer aerodynamics can take the industry, and how big an improvement in fuel economy we can make.

Precision aerodynamics is in our blood.  It’s changing the world, and will change the future of trucking.

*Our Topkit system is now the lightest EPA Smartway Verified and C.A.R.B. compliant in the industry.

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Tell Us Your Story

Send us a picture of you with your SmartTruck-equipped trailer and tell us a bit about your experience with SmartTruck (When did you buy it? Why? How much money is it saving you? What difference is it making in your road experience?) and we’ll send you a gift package from SmartTruck.

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