Press Release –
Ontario Drive & Gear Limited, (ODG) of Ontario, Canada, announced today that Joe Klosterman, formerly National Sales Manager of Arctic Cat, has made the move to ODG to be the new General Manager of the ARGO USA Sales Division, as of January 1st, 2007.
This new position was created by Canadian off-road vehicle manufacturer ODG to launch the next phase of its ambitious dealer and distribution expansion into the United States.
Reporting to the President and CEO Joerg Stieber, Klosterman is responsible for developing a wider network of ARGO dealers to tap the huge potential in the US recreational, industrial and government sectors.
He will also create dealer development and training programs, customer satisfaction initiatives, promotional campaigns, and he will give full support to his team of qualified district sales managers.
Klosterman will work closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and General Services Administration (GSA) to provide vehicles for search & rescue and other emergency response and support services.
Klosterman brings to ODG a deep understanding and passion for the power sports industry, fueled by more than two decades’ experience at Arctic Cat, and as an active ATV and snowmobile enthusiast.
He was influential in driving the power sports industry to its current level of popularity during his 16-year role as National Sales and Marketing Manager for Arctic Cat, where he began working in 1983, and has seen first-hand what dealerships need to succeed to grow their businesses.
The all season ARGO vehicle has a proven record in the growing utility marketplace around the world. Its high-level off-road performance in extreme conditions and superior quality engineering, have made it the off-road vehicle of choice of many industries since 1967.