ORLANDO, Fla., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), a $1 billion revenue, privately held company comprised of industry leading brands in the fire & emergency, recreation and commercial specialty vehicle segments, appointed Don Kyle as the president of its Oil & Gas Group.
Kyle comes to ASV with a diverse background in the specialty vehicle market as well as the oil and gas industry. Most recently, Kyle served as the Chief Executive Officer for DynaPump, Inc., a company which used proprietary technology to manufacture, sell and service artificial lift systems for the oil and gas industry. Kyle spent four years at Stewart & Stevenson, LLC, an oilfield equipment manufacturer and distributor, as both president of the Power Products Division and senior vice president of the company. During his time with Stewart & Stevenson, Kyle successfully led a turnaround of the business which resulted in the business's growth and increased profitability. Prior to his career with Stewart & Stevenson, Kyle served as the general manager for Cummins Southern Plains, general manager for Tar Heel Sterling & Western Star Trucks, vice president of sales and marketing for Cummins Southern Plains, and director of North American aftermarket sales for Fleetguard, Inc.
"Don's immense experience in both the specialty vehicle market as well as the oil and gas industry combined with his ability to develop, implement and lead successful growing operations makes Don a perfect fit for the Oil & Gas Group as we look to accelerate our product offering for oil and gas applications," said Peter Guile, CEO of ASV.
Kyle holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington.
"Allied Specialty Vehicles is a dynamic organization with an entrepreneurial approach and a talented leadership team, I look forward to leading the Oil and Gas Group and furthering ASV's goal of becoming the #1 specialty vehicle manufacturer in the world," said Kyle.
Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), Orlando FL, is a $1 billion revenue, privately held company comprised of industry leading brands in Fire & Emergency, Recreation & Commercial specialty vehicle segments. For more information, visit us at www.alliedsv.com.
SOURCE Allied Specialty Vehicles