Toyota Forklift Dealership Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Toyota Forklift Dealership Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Toyota Forklift Dealership Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Toyota Material Handling of Northern California (Total Industries) is one of Toyota’s first and longest-standing forklift dealerships in the United States. Here’s an announcment about three changes to the senior leadership – effective May 1, 2017.

Richard Andres has stepped down as President and CEO and has a new role as Chairman of RJMS Corporation and Total Industries. Richard will work as an adviser to the Executive Team.

Mark Andres, a Total Industries employee since 1995, is the new President / CEO of Total Industries. In this role, he will be responsible for the leadership of Total Industries and maintaining relationships with Toyota and other major product lines.

Stephen Andres, who started with Total Industries in 1997, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Stephen will oversee total company operations including: Service, Parts, Fleet, Rental, Human Resources, and IT.

Richard Andres commented, “After 32 years with the company, I’ve decided it is time for a few changes. But we remain focused on the core values that have always driven us: integrity, honesty, discipline, and accountability. We will always sell the best products, continue to strive for a great work environment, and maintain high standards with our customers.”

Total Industries started out as Perin company and was renamed in 1997 when it was purchased by the Andres family. The company recently moved into a new, larger corporate headquarters in Livermore, CA

“Mark and Stephen will report to me and be responsible for all day to day business of the company.  You will still continue to see me in Livermore regularly,” Richard Andres said.

About Total Industries: Total Industries is Northern and Central California’s leading material handling dealer. Family owned and operated for more than 90 years, Total Industries has branches/service centers in Livermore (HQ), West Sacramento, Fresno and Salinas California as well as partnerships with all 68 Toyota dealers and 150 service locations nationwide. All of Total Industries’s 100+ Technicians and Parts Specialists receive Toyota factory training and certification and are dispatched with available 24-hour service from each of the four locations.

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