Strongco Announces François Simard as Regional Vice President, Construction Equipment, Quebec


Strongco Corporation, a Nors Group company, is pleased to announce that François Simard has accepted the position of Regional Vice President, Construction Equipment, Quebec. François has several years of management, sales and operations experience working in the Heavy Equipment industry and has a university degree in industrial relations from the University of Montreal. He also has a certificate in Health and Safety, experience as a Human Resources advisor and is an international volunteer for the Canadian International Development Agency.

"Working together in the interim with Stephen George, our Eastern Region Vice President for our Construction Equipment Division, who has diligently structured our Quebec and Atlantic operations, we believe that François will be a significant asset in the future growth of Strongco", says Oliver Nachevski, President and Chief Executive Officer for Strongco

François Simard will be situated In the Strongco Laval branch overseeing the Construction Equipment Division operations for the province of Quebec.

About Strongco

Strongco Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nors, S.A., is a major multiline mobile equipment dealer with operations across Canada. Strongco sells, rents and services equipment used in diverse sectors such as construction, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, utilities, municipalities, waste management and forestry. The Company has approximately 500 employees serving customers from 25 branches in Canada. Strongco represents leading equipment manufacturers with globally recognized brands, including Volvo Construction Equipment, Case Construction, Sennebogen, Manitowoc Crane, including National and Grove, Fassi, Konecranes, Eco Log, and Allied Construction.

About Nors

Nors is a Portuguese based private company that sells, rents and services construction, infrastructure, mining and forestry equipment, trucks, busses, cars and marine and industrial engines in 17 countries in four continents: Portugal, Spain, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Turkey, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Mexico, Canada and the USA. The company was founded in 1933, has 3,700 employees and a turnover of over €1.6 billion. Nors represents leading heavy equipment manufacturers with global brands like Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Trucks, Volvo Bus, Volvo Penta, Renault Trucks, UD Trucks, DongFeng Trucks, SDLG, Sennebogen, Grove, Epiroc, Sandvik, Case IH, Kohler-SDMO, Yale and Hyster.

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