MRO Magazine

Blue Bird Hires David Fink as Regional Sales Manager


May 5, 2016
By Business Wire News

FORT VALLEY, Ga.

Blue Bird Corporation adds to its sales and marketing team with the addition of David Fink as regional sales manager, Northeast. Fink will lead the company’s Northeast region sales team, cultivating existing relationships with Blue Bird customers and developing new business opportunities to increase bus sales.

“We’re thrilled to welcome David aboard our sales team,” said Jeff Carpenter, vice president, North America Sales, Blue Bird Corporation. “His sales and customer service experience will add a valuable resource for our dealer network and help us continue to grow our market share.”

Fink joins Blue Bird with nearly 20 years of sales and sales leadership experience in the school bus, commercial truck and emergency vehicle industries through positions at IC Bus, Navistar, and American LaFrance.

“The industry exclusives and related sales with the Cummins V8 diesel, the Ford/ROUSH CleanTech propane, gasoline, and Type C CNG engine offerings, support our position as the innovative leader in school bus industry and will only grow with the addition of Fink to the Blue Bird sales organization,” added Carpenter, who notes that Blue Bird Corporation has earned its brand reputation as the industry leader through nearly 90 years of service and on the strength of its nearly 200 dealer service and support locations, its parts distribution, after-sales training and corporate support services.

About Blue Bird Corporation

Blue Bird is the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, with more than 550,000 buses sold since its formation in 1927 and approximately 180,000 buses in operation today. Blue Bird’s longevity and reputation in the school bus industry have made it an iconic American brand. Blue Bird distinguishes itself from its principal competitors by its singular focus on the design, engineering, manufacture and sale of school buses and related parts. As the only manufacturer of chassis and body production specifically designed for school bus applications, Blue Bird is recognized as an industry leader for school bus innovation, safety, product quality/reliability/durability, operating costs and drivability. In addition, Blue Bird is the market leader in alternative fuel applications with its propane-powered and compressed natural gas-powered school buses. Blue Bird manufactures school buses at two facilities in Fort Valley, Georgia. Its Micro Bird joint venture operates a manufacturing facility in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada. Service and aftermarket parts are distributed from Blue Bird’s parts distribution center located in Delaware, Ohio.

Blue Bird Corporation
Bren Kezlan, 478-822-2404
bren.kezlan@blue-bird.com