CHICO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 7, 2014) - AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, today named Kevin Atkin as its chief financial officer and a member of its board of directors. Mr. Atkin has been working with AmeraMex International as a financial consultant since September 2013.
Prior to joining AmeraMex, Atkin worked as an independent consultant and has a broad range of experience with a wide variety of companies. His projects include mergers and acquisitions, interim management, turn-around of struggling companies, systems implementations, financing and team building. Before joining AmeraMex International, Atkin was the president of Strategic Partners Global Solutions, LLC. During his presidency with Strategic Partners Global Solutions, he worked with diverse industries including retail, manufacturing, construction, healthcare and internet communications. He began his career in 1986 with Bank of America where he consolidated branch operations during various acquisitions. Prior to Strategic Partners Global Solutions, he held the positions of financial director, CFO and general manager, COO and treasurer and director of finance and operations for a number of companies with locations on the West Coast. Atkin resides in Chico, CA and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from California State University, Chico, CA.
AmeraMex CEO Lee Hamre commented, "Kevin is a versatile, experienced finance executive who has done an outstanding job for us over the past several months. His proven leadership skills, strong track record and hands-on approach will further strengthen our management team. We look forward to benefiting from his expertise as we build AmeraMex into a profitable international organization."
Reporting directly to CEO Lee Hamre, Atkin will be responsible for all financial aspects of the company including accounting oversight, financial reporting and analysis and budgeting. He will be the point of contact for all outside accounting and advisory firms.
About AmeraMex International
AmeraMex International sells, leases and rents heavy equipment to companies within four industries: construction (light and infrastructure), shipping logistics, mining and commercial farming. AmeraMex, with customers in the Americas, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe, has over 30 years of experience in heavy equipment sales and service and inventories top-of-the-line equipment from manufacturers such as Taylor Machine Works Inc. and Terex Heavy Equipment. For more information visit the AmeraMex website, www.AMMX.net OR www.Hamreequipment.com.
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