SOURCE: AmeraMex

December 01, 2011 10:00 ET

AmeraMex Names Jeffrey Knott Chief Financial Officer

CHICO, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 1, 2011) - AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Knott to the position of chief financial officer. Knott replaces Warren Murphy, who remains on the AmeraMex Board of Directors.

Prior to joining AmeraMex International, Knott spent five years in real estate development, property management and business development. He brings over 20 years of commercial lending experience to AmeraMex from well-known financial institutions, including Bank of America, American Ag Credit, Equitable Life and Rabo Bank.

Knott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Santa Clara University, California.

Reporting directly to CEO Lee Hamre, Knott 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.

"Jeff is a versatile, experienced finance executive and a true entrepreneur," said AmeraMex CEO Lee Hamre. "With the SEC audit substantially complete, with the exception of year-end adjustments, Jeff's financial expertise, proven leadership skills and hands-on approach will add to the management team the depth required by a publicly traded, fully reporting company.

"We look forward to benefiting from Jeff's organizational and financial expertise, as we continue to grow AmeraMex and enhance shareholder value through the move to the OTCBB or OTCQB trading platforms," added Hamre.

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 International's largest product line is specialized container handling equipment that enables stevedoring companies to quickly and efficiently load and offload container and general freight ships dockside. 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.

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