CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aker Wade® Power Technologies is excited to welcome Rob Brock as Director of Business Development. Brock joins Aker Wade with over 15 years of experience in the material handling industry.
"The range of motive power technologies has grown rapidly over the past 10 years making it more challenging than ever for managers to decide how to power their fleets," said Bret Aker, Managing Director of Aker Wade Power Technologies. "Our industry-unique process involves modeling all potential solutions and presenting a transparent analysis to our customers to simplify this decision making process. Rob is a uniquely gifted professional with the skills and demeanor needed to walk our customers through these analyses and help our clients make smart motive power choices," said Aker.
As Director of Business Development, Brock will be responsible for working directly with Aker Wade's industry partners to reach end users to model and implement advanced motive power solutions.
"I'm excited for this opportunity and new challenge at Aker Wade," said Brock. "The combination of my industry experience and relationships, paired with Aker Wade's fast charge technology and the latest in application modeling software make this a perfect fit."
Brock's previous experience includes roles as the North American Sales Manager, Sales Director and OEM Manager for Flow-Rite®. He also played an integral part in leading Flow-Rite into new markets and countries.
Aker Wade Power Technologies designs and manufactures advanced fast charging systems for industrial forklifts. Founded in 2000, Aker Wade is the leading manufacturer of fast charging technology, servicing markets in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Aker Wade is collaborating with battery companies and infrastructure suppliers to deliver advanced DC Fast Charging solutions for the future generation of electric lift trucks. Aker Wade is proud to engineer and manufacture all of its products in the U.S. For additional information, please visit www.akerwade.com.
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