Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company, announces two employee promotions and a new hire. Tim Worman advanced to business development manager and Terry Cook was promoted to product manager of commercial products. Glen Ashdown was hired as senior chief engineer.
The transition of responsibilities started Nov. 1, 2012.
“We have strengthened the IMT team by elevating two IMT dedicated leaders with extensive industry experience and product knowledge,” said Jim Hasty, vice president – general manager of IMT. “Tim and Terry have been instrumental in the success of IMT, and we are confident that they will drive continued growth and innovation from their new positions.”
Worman has served as IMT product manager of commercial vehicles since 2002. He has led the introduction of new lines of Dominator mechanics trucks and telescopic cranes, increased air compressor offerings, lube trucks and lube skids featuring polyethylene tanks. In his newly created role, the 24-year industry veteran will be responsible for leading IMT growth initiatives by leveraging synergies within the Oshkosh family, forming strategic partnerships and working with all functions of the organization to enlarge innovative product offerings.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to expand the presence of the leading brand in the service-truck industry,” Worman said.
Cook has worked at IMT for more than 25 years, gaining invaluable experience with the company’s products and processes. Before becoming customer satisfaction manager in 2006, Cook served in a variety of capacities including quality control and technical support manager, quality supervisor and manufacturing engineer. In his new position, he will be responsible for leading the company’s line of commercial products and helping drive business strategy for the segment. He will also work to develop and enhance the commercial product lineup to meet the needs of customers across the spectrum of markets that IMT serves. On an interim basis, Cook will continue to manage the IMT warranty, technical support and customer service teams.
“I look forward to this new challenge and continuing to grow IMT,” Cook said. “I am committed to working closely with our distributors and customers to deliver the innovative products they have come to expect from IMT.”
Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. (IMT) also announces that Glen Ashdown has been hired as the company’s new senior chief engineer. Ashdown brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the design, manufacturing and product support of large mobile equipment.
“Glen will be responsible for the current product support and new product development teams at IMT,” said Jim Hasty, vice president – general manager of IMT. “We are pleased to welcome him to the IMT team, and believe that his experience will strengthen our commitment to providing the best possible products to our distributors and customers.”
In his new role, Ashdown will be responsible for leading the IMT engineering team and helping drive new product development for the company’s line of material-handling equipment and commercial vehicles. In addition, he will work to strengthen current product support efforts to ensure IMT customers continue to realize superior customer service.
Prior to joining IMT, Ashdown had worked with mobile equipment manufacturers including Pierce Manufacturing, American LaFrance and Western Star, where he held a variety of engineering roles. In addition to his engineering experience, Ashdown also has several years of experience managing heavy construction equipment fleets, which affords him with a unique perspective of the IMT customer needs.
“I am pleased to be joining the IMT team, and look forward to helping ensure IMT continues to be the leading brand in the service-truck industry,” Ashdown said. “IMT has a strong history of innovation derived from outstanding people, and I hope to strengthen that tradition.”
Ashdown earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.