SEGUIN, Texas, July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE: ALG) today announced that effective today, Edward (Ed) Rizzuti will be joining the Company as its Vice President and General Counsel.
Ed comes to Alamo from Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ: EAC) an aircraft manufacturing and operating company, based in Portland, Oregon, where he was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. He received his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University and his law degree from New York University.
Ron Robinson, Alamo Group's President and CEO commented, "We are delighted to have Ed join our management team. He brings a broad legal background to Alamo that includes corporate, SEC, M&A, governance, compliance, international and other valuable experience. Ed will be based at our corporate headquarters in Seguin, Texas."
Alamo Group is a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and service of high quality equipment for infrastructure maintenance, agriculture and other applications. Our products include truck and tractor mounted mowing and other vegetation maintenance equipment, street sweepers, snow removal equipment, excavators, vacuum trucks, other industrial equipment, agricultural implements and related after-market parts and services. The Company, founded in 1969, has approximately 3,100 employees and operates 25 plants in North America, Europe, Australia and Brazil as of March 31, 2015. The corporate offices of Alamo Group Inc. are located in Seguin, Texas.
Forward Looking Statements
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SOURCE Alamo Group Inc.