Poirier named Tallman Group president

John G Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Roger Poirier has been named president of Tallman Group, with Kevin Tallman moving into the role of Chief Executive Officer.

Tallman Group is Canada’s largest International truck dealer, with 600 employees, 14 locations, and eight associate dealer locations.

Poirier is a former managing director – investment banking at Cormarck Securities, and has 20 years of experience in financial services.

“Roger brings a wealth of financial and business expertise to Tallman Group, and his particular skill set will be a great complement to our existing management team,” said Tallman, the new Chief Executive Officer. “His strong ties to the transportation industry and his talent for guiding acquisitions and growth initiatives position our company well as we continue to grow and expand our geographical footprint throughout Canada.”

Poirier’s roles will include ongoing dealer consolidation and reinforcing partner relationships, the company says in a release.

“My aim is to work with the Tallman Group team to seek out growth opportunities that benefit our partners and expand our market reach,” he said.

John G Smith

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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