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Wastequip Names Sales Vice President

Published on 08/15/11

Wastequip, the leading North American manufacturer of waste handling and recycling equipment, has promoted Shawn King to vice president of sales. 

Shawn King previously served as vice president of marketing for Wastequip and was named vice president of sales, assuming leadership of the Wastequip outside sales team. During her career, King has held various marketing, sales and product management leadership 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 recently named one of Charlotte’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Mecklenburg Times.
“Since joining Wastequip, Shawn has structured a successful marketing team and that team remains an important focus for Wastequip going forward,” said John Scott, chief executive officer. “Transitioning Shawn to sales allows us to leverage her experience and track record of achievement to now develop and grow our sales efforts.”


Wastequip is the leading North American manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment with an international network of 24 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 and solid or liquid waste. The company’s brands include Wastequip, Toter, Galbreath, Pioneer, Accurate, Cusco, Mountain Tarp and Parts Place. The Toter division offers a full line of rotomolded plastic carts and front load containers for a variety of applications. On the web at www.wastequip.com. 

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