July 21, 2011 - BMG, the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based firm that specializes in marketing solutions for the North American and global construction, mining/quarrying and demolition/recycling industries, has named Ken Snover vice president. BMG works with industry manufacturers, associations and technology firms. Snover will be responsible for strategic direction, sales development, channel management, research, marketing and international expansion.
Snover brings with him 25 years experience working at Ingersoll-Rand where he managed brand-marketinginitiatives, new product launches, trade show exhibitions and a multi-million dollar budget. He spent three years as vice president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and five years with High Velocity Communications. While with AEM, Snover worked as the managing director for ConExpo-Con/Agg 2005, which remains the largest trade show in the Western Hemisphere.
“We are certainly excited to have Ken onboard,” said BMG President/CEO Brian Barlow. “Ken’s extensive experiences within the construction, aggregate, mining, recycle and environmental markets will add additional depth to BMG’s knowledge, capabilities and global initiatives. Ken fits right in with the strategic value we provide clients: Your Growth Is Our Focus.”
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, BMG has worked with more than 75 manufacturers, associations and technologycompanies, providing a powerful blend of expertise and integrated services. It actively supports several industry associations, including AEM; Associated Equipment Distributors; the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association; and the U.S. Green Building Council. The new BMG Green division helps clients identify, develop, promote and sell their green technologies, equipment and products to the right customers, addressing a world-wide demand for sustainable construction. BMGalso employs a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate.
“I am delighted to join the BMG team and become a part of the excitement surrounding the company and their clients’ successes,” said Snover. “I am proud to be a part of a team that understands the industry and investigates new and unique solutions to help their clients grow.”