LOUISVILLE, KY, November 30, 2021– Brandeis Machinery, a member of the Bramco family of companies announces the promotion of Chip Young, General Manager, Material Handing and Technology Solutions to be an officer of the company as Vice President. This promotion is effective, January 1, 2022.
“Chip has done an outstanding job managing and expanding the Sennebogen line of business as well as the Technology Solutions Group for Brandeis Machinery,” David Coultas, President of Brandeis Machinery states. “Chip’s experience with our organization and his outstanding leadership skills, make this promotion well deserved.”
Chip will become the Vice President of Product Support for Brandeis Machinery in 2023 succeeding Keith Harlan who will retire at the end of 2022. “I am pleased to have such a great, quality successor to lead up the Product Support team at Brandeis,” says Keith Harlan, current Vice President of Product Support. “With his extensive background in customer development and his knowledge of our business, this transition should be seamless for our customers.”
Looking ahead, Chip states, “Over these past few years at Brandeis, I have learned a great deal about the customer experience and what that means, specifically to the Brandeis Machinery customers. My goal is to continue the great traditions of quality and service in place today and I look forward to the challenges ahead.”
Mr. Young came to Brandeis Machinery with a diverse background, bringing experience in marketing, product management, channel management, and commercial management. In 2007 upon the sale of Ingersoll-Rand’s Road Development business Mr. Young was transferred Volvo Construction Equipment where he continued his career in dealer development, later becoming Volvo Construction Equipment’s director of commercial management for both North and Latin America. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University in Ohio and attained his Master’s in Business Administration from Western Carolina University. Mr. Young and his wife Tina are both originally from Louisville, Kentucky.
Brandeis Machinery & Supply Company, a subsidiary of Bramco, Inc., has been a distributor of construction, mining and industrial equipment sales, rental and service since 1908. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Brandeis covers Indiana, Kentucky and portions of West Virginia. Throughout these regions the company five facilities in Kentucky (Louisville, Lexington, Corbin, Stanville and Paducah) and three facilities in Indiana (Evansville, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis).