ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV) announced today the appointment of Dan Peters as President and CEO of E-ONE, Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of first responder apparatus. Peters replaces Kent Tyler who has been appointed to the position of President and CEO for the newly formed ASV Bus Division.
"With his extensive background in the first responder industry, we're thrilled to have Dan taking on this new role as Kent prepares to lead the Bus Division," said Peter Guile, President and CEO of ASV. "His customer-focused approach and proven business leadership ability will allow him to seamlessly take over this position at E-ONE."
Peters has more than 15 years of experience in the first responder industry – four years in an executive role with a fire apparatus manufacturer and 12 years with a fire industry supplier where he served as president from 1998 to 2008 and Vice President of sales and marketing from 1996 to 1998.
"I'm very excited to be back in the fire industry, especially with E-ONE who is recognized as an industry leader and innovator," said Dan Peters, President and CEO of E-ONE. "Kent, Peter and the E-ONE team have made E-ONE a name to be reckoned with in the fire industry and I look forward to working with the E-ONE team, dealers and customers to continue building upon that legacy."
Peters has served as president of Collins Bus Corporation since early 2013. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Wabash College and is a former president, board member and committee chair of the Fire Apparatus Manufacturers Association, or FAMA. Peters will take over his new role with E-ONE on November 11, 2013.
As a leading manufacturer of first responder vehicles, E-ONE engineers and manufactures mission-critical vehicles including custom and commercial pumpers tankers, Water Master vacuum tankers, aerial ladders and platforms, command and communication apparatus, quick attack units, industrial trucks, and aircraft rescue firefighting vehicles. The company sells its products world-wide and is headquartered in Ocala, Florida. E-ONE is an ISO 9001 registered and CCC certified manufacturer. For more information, visit www.e-one.com.
Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV)
ASV is a +$1.5 billion manufacturer comprised of industry leading brands serving Commercial, Fire & Emergency and Recreational vehicle markets. Within the Commercial segment ASV offers a full line of buses, terminal trucks and sweeper vehicles. The Fire & Emergency segment offers a full line of Fire Apparatus and Ambulances. Within the Recreational Vehicle the company produces motorized RVs under many of the industry's most iconic brands. For more information, visit us at www.alliedsv.com.
SOURCE Allied Specialty Vehicles