Motor Coach Industries (MCI)

IL: MCI Promotes Four to Vice President Posts in Pre-Owned and Public Sector Coach Sales; Makes Additions to Marketing Team

After a year of sales and marketing triumphs, MCI begins 2014 by promoting four to vice president positions and adding new roles to marketing.

“With these moves, we are furthering the leadership of some of our best sales talent while realigning other positions into marketing to better meet sales objectives,” said Patrick Scully, executive vice president of sales and marketing for MCI.

The changes are as follows:

  • Mitch Guralnick, who has a 15-year career with MCI, including director of pre-owned coaches since 2008, has been promoted to vice president of pre-owned coach sales.  He continues to lead the division’s sales and marketing functions, reporting to Scully.
  • Tom Wagner has been named vice president of public sector sales from executive director of business development, public sector. Wagner, who joined MCI in 2005, will continue to oversee MCI’s public sector accounts and assist MCI regional sales staff, now responsible for sales to both private and public sector accounts. He continues to report to Scully.
  • Louis Quaglia becomes vice president of regional public sector sales from business development director. Quaglia retains account responsibility for large public sector accounts in the Eastern U.S., including NJ Transit and New York City MTA. He continues to report to Tom Wagner.
  • Darril King transitions to vice president setra sales specialist from vice president regional sales. King, formerly with Setra, joined MCI when it gained Setra North American distribution rights in 2012. He will be the Setra brand ambassador, working closely with MCI sales representatives. He continues to report to Patricia Ziska, MCI vice president of sales.
  • Brent Danielson, based at MCI’s Winnipeg plant, moves into director of sales engineering and product planning, where he will work with sales, engineering and production to improve information flow and customer satisfaction. He reports to Brent Maitland, vice president of marketing and product planning.
  • Brad Noeske has been promoted to manager of product planning and analysis from sales analyst, a position he has held since joining MCI seven years ago. In this new role, he will track market and customer information, working with product development and engineering to bring features and products to the market. He also reports to Maitland.