Spartan Motors Inc. announced the appointment of Todd Fierro as president of Emergency Response (ER), effective today (Jan. 7). According to a press release, Fierro will have P&L responsibility as well as direct oversight of the sales, engineering, and product management functions. 

During his professional career, Fierro has served in several executive manufacturing leadership roles, including 18 years at Ford Motor Co. and as senior vice president and commercial segment president at Oshkosh Corp. While at Oshkosh, his team executed a long-term strategic growth plan that resulted in increased revenues, higher margins, and channel optimization through strategic distribution alignment.

Fierro most recently served as the president and COO of Heilux LLC. where he helped transition the business from a product development start-up to a sales and manufacturing company. Prior to Heilux, he served as president and general manager of Crown Iron Works. 

“We are pleased that someone with Todd’s skill set and background will be joining our executive team as president of Emergency Response,” said Tom Ninneman, Spartan chief operating officer. “Working alongside our OEM and dealer network, his extensive experience in manufacturing operations, including product development, sales and distribution will help drive and improve emergency response’s long-term profitability.”