Date: January 3, 2013
Source: News Room
Big Truck Rental, which rents refuse vehicles, announced the promotion of Robert J. Mecchi to president. Mecchi joined BTR as vice president of business development in 2010. Prior to that, he was president of Perkins Manufacturing. Big Truck Rental is one of the companies under the umbrella of Trucks.com, a multi-faceted business that offers new trucks, used reconditioned trucks, truck parts, rental trucks, and route-ready trucks.
January 3, 2013
Robert J. Mecchi Promoted to President of Big Truck Rental
Big Truck Rental, LLC is proud to announce the promotion of Robert J. Mecchi to President, following the culmination of a successful two-year business growth transition plan.
"Robert brings a lot of knowledge to the table in terms of how this business should run going forward," said Scott Dols, owner and CEO of Big Truck Rental (BTR), adding that Mecchi was instrumental in the forging of the company's new direction with Heil®, a leading garbage truck body manufacturer.
"The past two years have really presented some challenges in terms of our economy - as well as the dynamics within the refuse rental market segment. Robert has done a fantastic job in developing and executing a comprehensive plan that puts BTR on a solid growth trajectory," said Dols.
Mecchi - an 11-year veteran in the waste industry, served as President of Perkins Manufacturing prior to joining the BTR team in 2010 as Vice President of Business Development. In addition, he is the current Chairman of WASTEC Board of Governors and has chaired the association's Statistics Program since 2005. In 2007, Mecchi was honored as WASTEC's Member of the Year and was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Environmental Research and Education Foundation for which he has served on their Auction Committee since 2008.
Mecchi holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Communications from Northern Illinois University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Big Truck Rental is one of the companies under the umbrella of Trucks.com, a multi-faceted business that offers new trucks, used reconditioned trucks, truck parts, rental trucks, and routeready trucks through many well-known web-driven store fronts, such as Trucks and Parts of Tampa, and RouteReadyTrucks.com.
For more information, contact Jeffry Swertfeger at 813-957-1846