E-ONE appoints Gary Feldmann as VP and general manager

June 4, 2024

Leadership change at E-ONE

As reported by REV Group, REV Specialty Vehicles Segment, which includes fire apparatus manufacturing subsidiary E-ONE, has announced the appointment of Gary Feldmann as the vice president and general manager for the E-ONE facilities in Ocala, FL, and Hamburg, NY, effective June 3, 2024.

Feldmann will report directly to Mike Virnig, president of the REV Specialty Vehicles Segment.

Gary Feldmann brings extensive experience in operational efficiencies.

Previously, Feldmann served as the President and General Manager of the Fruit & Vegetable division at JBT Corporation, a custom solutions primary and secondary processing equipment manufacturer.

His career also includes a role as Chief Operating Officer at R.A. Jones and a decade as director of worldwide operations at TW Metals/O’Neal Steel.

Feldmann’s career highlights

Feldmann’s professional background includes various manufacturing manager roles at Meritor WABCO Automotive, Rockwell Automotive, and Emerson Electric Sweco Division.

His extensive experience has positioned him as a leader in improving business operations and workflow processes, as noted by Mike Virnig: “Gary is a proven team leader and mentor with an impressive record in improving business operations and workflow processes as well as developing high-performing, collaborative teams.”

In addition to his industry experience, Feldmann holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in business administration, and an associate of arts degree in Economics, all from Thomas More College.

He is also Six Sigma Black Belt trained and has attended leadership programs at the London School of Business and IMD Business School in Switzerland.

Celebrating E-ONE’s 50th anniversary

This leadership change comes as E-ONE celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Mike Virnig expressed confidence in Feldmann’s ability to lead the company: “With E-ONE celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Gary’s expertise in operational excellence and business development makes him the ideal leader to continue to grow the E-ONE legacy and brand across North America.”

E-ONE has been a significant player in the fire apparatus manufacturing industry, and this milestone anniversary marks a half-century of innovation and service.

Feldmann’s appointment is seen as a strategic move to strengthen E-ONE’s position in the market and drive further growth.

Looking forward

Feldmann’s leadership is expected to bring a renewed focus on operational excellence and business development.

His track record suggests that he will continue to build on E-ONE’s legacy while implementing strategies to enhance efficiency and performance.

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