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Wastequip Adds Key Leadership Positions in its Mobile Products Division

Published on 02/13/13

Wastequip, the leading North American manufacturer of waste handling and recycling equipment, has added several key leadership positions to support its new mobile products division.

Shawn King, previously Wastequip’s vice president of sales, has been named as president of the mobile products division, assuming leadership mobile division with responsibility for the Galbreath, Cusco, Mountain Tarp/Pioneer and Parts Place brands. During her career, King has held various marketing, sales and product management positions for manufacturers within the building products, industrial/automotive, chemicals and textile industries. King holds a master of business administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and was named one of Charlotte’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Mecklenburg Times.

Connie Lepley has been hired as general manager for Galbreath. Lepley brings extensive experience in plant operations and business unit leadership, primarily in the automotive industry, to her new role. Lepley holds a bachelor of management from Tri-State University. 

Anne Brantley has been promoted to director of product management for the mobile products division. Anne was previously the product manager for Wastequip’s container division. Prior to joining Wastequip, Brantley experience includes product management and engineering roles in the power generation, heavy equipment and tools industries. She holds an MBA and a bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Chris Nicolazzo was promoted to vice president of finance for the mobile division. Nicolazzo previously served as controller for the tarps group and has held managerial positions in finance for transportation and consumer retail companies. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Framingham State College. 


Wastequip’s mobile products division includes its industry-leading Galbreath, Mountain Tarp/Pioneer, Cusco and Parts Place brands. The mobile division includes seven manufacturing and installation facilities in the U.S. and Canada dedicated to hoists, tarping systems, container handlers, vacuum trucks and parts. 


Wastequip is the leading North American manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment with an international network of 27 manufacturing facilities and the most extensive dealer network in North America. Wastequip’s broad range of waste and recycling equipment and systems are used to collect, process and transport recyclables, solid waste, liquid waste and organics. The company’s brands include Wastequip, Toter, Galbreath, Pioneer, Accurate, Cusco, Mountain Tarp and Parts Place. On the web at www.wastequip.com.

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