Edward Christopher has been named the Vice President – Global Services, overseeing AMT’s international offices, business development programs and services. Christopher’s previous experience includes 25 years developing new markets for manufacturers within the construction equipment industry, including 10 years as an executive in Asia. 

“With his extensive international, manufacturing and business development experience, Ed provides unique capabilities to support our members looking to expand their businesses internationally and domestically,” said Doug Woods, President, AMT.  

Prior to starting his own company, Constech Consulting, Christopher spent seven years as the Vice President of International Sales & Marketing for Stone Construction Equipment, Inc. Before that, he was the Vice President of Asia for Somero Enterprises, Inc.

“I am very excited to be joining the team here at AMT,” Christopher said. “Having spent my entire career developing markets for manufacturers, I believe I bring with me an understanding of our members’ challenges and can help them as they work to expand their markets, increase their sales, and improve their bottom line.”

To that end, his new column will focus on topics to help you grow your business, such as:
 
  • Merging your CRM and ERP systems to give your sales and service team the tools to thrive in the age of IoT;
  • Using social media to grow your B2B sales;
  • How Export Credit Insurance can be a valuable sales tool, in addition to mitigating risk, and;
  • How to best utilize government services, like Ex-Im, SBA, and USDOC. 
You can read Ed’s first column in the August edition of AMT News.