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Spartan snares Fierro as new ER division president

Jan. 9, 2019
Spartan Motors recently appointed Todd Fierro as president of its Emergency Response division.

Spartan Motors, which designs, manufactures and assembles specialty chassis and vehicles, recently appointed Todd Fierro as president of its Emergency Response division.

In the new role, Fierro will have profit and loss responsibility, as well as direct oversight of the sales, engineering and product management functions.

“We are pleased that someone with Todd’s skill set and background will be joining our executive team as president of Emergency Response,” said Tom Ninneman, Spartan’s chief operating officer. “Working alongside our OEM and dealer network, his extensive experience in manufacturing operations, including product development, sales and distribution, will help drive and improve Emergency Response’s long-term profitability.”

Fierro has served in several executive manufacturing leadership roles during his pcareer, including 18 years at Ford Motor Company, and a stint as senior vice president and commercial segment president at Oshkosh Corporation. While at Oshkosh, his team executed a long-term strategic growth plan that resulted in increased revenues, higher margins and channel optimization through strategic distribution alignment.

Fierro most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Heilux, where he helped transition the business from a product development start-up to a sales and manufacturing company.

Prior to Heilux, Fierro was president and general manager of Crown Iron Works.