In a continuing effort to streamline the organizational structure of Woods Equipment Co., better serve its customers and grow its business, a news release issued by the company cited the creation of two senior management positions.

Effective immediately, Gerald D. Johnson is appointed as President or the Products Division which includes the Agricultural & Turf, Skidsteer and Construction Equipment attachments businesses of Woods. All functions in those businesses will report to Johnson, including manufacturing operations, engineering, distribution/logistics, strategic sourcing, sales and marketing.

Johnson commented on the new Manufacturing Division, “Combining the Ag-Turf-Skidsteer and CE businesses into one division allows us to better share the talent and best practices within those formerly separate organizations. I am excited about the opportunities to grow our business with our exceptional employees and wealth of brand equity in Woods®, Alitec®, Gill®, Central Fabricators®, Wain-Roy® and Gannon® products.”

Robert Darr, Vice-President of Sales, immediately assumes responsibility for the CE attachment sales team and continues leading the Ag-Turf-Skidsteer sales team. 

Also effective immediately, William A. Stuckert is appointed President – Aftermarket Parts Division. As President of the TISCO® parts distribution business, Stuckert will lead and direct all of those business operations with all functions reporting to him. Stuckert discussed TISCO’s future, saying “TISCO is poised to capitalize on a variety of growth and continuous improvement projects in 2010 that will certainly add to our short-term annual results as well as position us for the future. I appreciate the talent and support of each member of our team and depend on their continued contributions for our future succ