Jack Forbes Appointed VP, North American Sales
(STE-CLAIRE, Quebec) September 30, 2016 – Prevost is pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Forbes to the position of Vice President, North American Sales. In his new role, Forbes will be responsible for new coach, conversion and public sector sales. Having previously managed corporate accounts and commuter sales, Jack has been with Prevost for eighteen years and in the bus industry for a total of thirty-five years.
Forbes brings great passion for customers and Prevost products to his new role. “I want to make an impact with customers,” says Forbes, “I want to understand their needs and vision and how Prevost can work with them to advance their business.” As Forbes is already deeply rooted within Prevost and the industry and enjoys long-established relationships with many customers, the appointment is a natural progression. Originally starting in Prevost’s parts sector, Forbes has a comprehensive understanding of the many segments of Prevost that are important to customers; from service to parts to sales.
“We are enthusiastic about Jack’s new role within Prevost and what his thirty-five years’ experience in the bus industry can bring to our sales team. I’m confident we can look forward to the continued growth of the Prevost business under his strong leadership skills and solid focus on customer relations” says Francois Tremblay, head of the Prevost business line. Forbes will report to Tremblay and will be based in North Carolina.