Kirby-Smith names Gunderson VP of road construction, minerals division


Kirby-Smith Machinery (KSM) has named Vern Gunderson its vice president of road construction and minerals division. Gunderson will lead the heavy equipment distributor’s sales, rental and customer support efforts related to its Wirtgen Group brands (Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm and Kleemann), LeeBoy, Falcon and Masaba product lines. He will work out of KSM’s Dallas office.

Gunderson brings more than 28 years of experience to the position, including over a decade of sales and marketing related to Wirtgen Group and LeeBoy products. He has worked with a wide variety of construction equipment dealers, contractors and equipment manufacturers. He most recently served as vice president of sales at Nixon-Egli Equipment.

Established in 1983, Kirby-Smith Machinery has 12 branch locations in Oklahoma, North Texas, West Texas, Kansas and Missouri and a dedicated pipeline services division.