Grote Canada shuffles staff directory

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Grote Canada has made several key personnel appointments.

Roger Gagne was named national account manager, Fleets. He will be focusing on fleet business, providing Grote technical guidance, product education and solutions to carriers across Canada.

He has been with Grote for almost 11 years, most recently as technical specialist with Grote in Manitoba. Gagne is also involved with the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA). He can be reached at

Also, Dallas Senebald has been appointed technical specialist for Saskatchewan and Manitoba. He brings with him a solid industry background having experience on a parts counter as well as an outside sales representative, says the company. He can be reached at

Meanwhile, the company also made two regional sales appointments. They include, Barry Duff, who has been promoted to Central Region sales manager, succeeding Charlie Taylor, who has moved back to New Brunswick where he will take on the role of regional manager, Atlantic Region and national account manager for Specialty Markets.

Duff joined Grote in January 2007 as product manager of Safety Systems. He will have responsibility for heavy-duty accounts in Ontario.

Taylor will be responsible for Atlantic Canada customer support as well as specialty markets such as mass merchandisers and Grote’s new full line of military product offerings within Canada.

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