Perkins Names Sales/Marketing GM
Perkins has announced that Bill Giunta has been named general manager, global sales and marketing, effective February 1, 2014. Giunta, who is relocating to Peterborough, UK, joins Perkins from Caterpillar’s Electric Power Division based in the U.S., where he was commercial manager.
Giunta will have commercial responsibility for marketing, branding, sales and product support for the Perkins engine brand,
This latest appointment follows that of Ramin Younessi as Caterpillar vice president with responsibility for the Industrial Power Systems & Growth Markets Division, which includes Perkins engines 18 liters and below. While Michael Wright, who had interim responsibility for the sales and marketing operation in recent months, pending Bill’s appointment, has taken up a position as Perkins’ business development director.