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ARGO hires new VP of operations

ARGO announced that the company has named David May, as vice president of Operations, effective immediately.

In his new role, May assumes responsibility for ensuring the company is able to deliver on Argo XTV President Brad Darling’s ambitious growth plan and will spearhead strategic initiatives that result in operational savings and increased production output.

May brings with him more than 15 years of leadership experience with international businesses, driving lean manufacturing, quality and supply chain improvements, in addition to building effective teams. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and joins ARGO from Precision Castparts Corporation, where he served as business leader of the Aerostructures Division’s operations in Cambridge, Ontario. There, he oversaw manufacturing operations, leading improvements in the cost of goods sold, safety and quality.

Brad Darling, president of ARGO commented, “We are pleased to welcome David to ARGO’s senior leadership team. He brings an impressive operations skill set, with a proven track record of implementing lean manufacturing tools. David’s expertise complements our organization’s strategic direction and continuous improvement goals and I look forward to working closely with him in the years to come.”

Headquartered in New Hamburg, Ontario, ARGO XTV, a division of Ontario Drive & Gear Limited, provides Xtreme Terrain Vehicles (XTV) to a network of over 300 dealers across Canada and the United States, a figure which the company plans to double in the next few years.

For 50 years, ARGO has built the most successful amphibious Xtreme Terrain Vehicles (XTV) in the world. With a multitude of applications including commercial, public sector, robotics, and personal recreation, ARGO’s will climb, crawl or swim anywhere users need to go.

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