Atlas Copco has appointed Shane Roden, Matt Juth, Matt Huntsman and Rhodes Barrett to new positions within Atlas Copco Construction Mining Technique USA.
Shane Roden has been appointed to the
position of product manager for GIA and raise boring products, effective April
1. In his new role, Roden will report directly to Ed Tanner, business line
manager for underground rock excavation products. Roden’s responsibilities will
include managing the introduction and growth of the newly acquired GIA
underground products (utility vehicles, ventilation products, locomotives and
“Haggloaders”) and the growth of the existing raise boring product line.
Previously, Roden provided technical support to the mining and construction
markets for Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions (ADS) and Atlas Copco’s Surface
Drilling Equipment business lines.
Matt Juth has been appointed product
manager for load/haul/dump (LHD) and pedestal boom system (PBS) products,
effective March 12. In his new position, Juth will report directly to Ed
Tanner. Juth will also be responsible for managing projects involving the introduction
of the newly acquired GIA Kiruna electric underground trucks to the U.S.
market. Juth comes to Atlas Copco from the mining industry, where he was most
recently a senior mine engineer.
Matt Huntsman joins Atlas Copco CMT USA
as product manager for distributor parts and services, located in the Commerce
City, Colo., headquarters facility. In his new role, Huntsman supports the
sales efforts of district managers and business line managers. He comes to
Atlas Copco with more than 15 years’ experience developing national marketing
and sales campaigns.
Rhodes Barrett has been appointed to the
position of product specialist for blasthole drills as part of the ADS team in
Garland, Texas. Barrett now reports to Jon Torpy, business line manager for ADS
blasthole drills. Barrett’s attention primarily is focused on operator training
for U.S. customers via Atlas Copco’s company stores and dealer network, as well
as helping to develop other ADS training offerings. Barrett started his career
with ADS in South Africa in 2003, where he was responsible for the first two
PV-351 Pit Viper rigs sold into Africa. In 2005, he transferred to Garland, Texas.
He has more than 40 years of drilling experience in mining, construction and
Atlas Copco CMT USA Appoints Four to New Positions
May 17, 2012