New RDO Equipment Co. General Manager Named in Riverside
RIVERSIDE, CA Duane Bonini has been named General Manager of RDO Equipment Co. in Riverside, California. Bonini will be responsible for all operations at both the Riverside and Fontana, California, locations. In fall 2016, the two stores will combine into one location in Riverside and Bonini will continue to lead the John Deere and Vermeer operations.
"Duane has done a superb job of leading our Southern California Vermeer business over the past six years. His passion for driving employee engagement, customer service and the industry overall is contagious and has driven great results," said Marshall Anderson, Executive Vice President and Head of the RDO Equipment Co. Vermeer teams. "I look forward to continuing to work hand-in-hand with him and his team in order to drive the growth of Vermeer and RDO Equipment Co. in Southern California."
Mark Kuhn, previous General Manager in Riverside, has relocated to Texas where he will serve as the General Manager at the organization's Irving, Texas, location.
Since 2009, Bonini has served as General Manager of the Southern California RDO Equipment Co. Vermeer operations, which include the Rancho Dominguez, California, and Fontana locations. He will continue to be responsible for the Vermeer operations in Southern California, working directly with Vermeer Manufacturing and the RDO Equipment Co. management team.
"Duane is a proven leader in the Southwest," said Dennis Howard, Vice President of Southwest Construction. "He is coming in at a point where he can leverage the strength of the current teams. He understands and embraces the single enterprise our customers desire from a partner."