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Toyota Material Handling USA, Inc.
Bill Finerty is vice president of sales, dealer administration / development and distribution / logistics for Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU). Bill oversees the sales of Toyota forklifts at all authorized Toyota Material Handling dealerships in the United States and Canada. In addition to overseeing dealer and national account sales, he is responsible for TMHU’s dealer administration and development, and distribution and logistics departments.
Bill has three decades of industry experience, including extensive experience in the capital equipment industry working with dealers and national account customers. In his most recent positions, he served as vice president of the Diversified Products Division, and vice president of the Americas Distribution Services Division for Caterpillar Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of construction and industrial machinery. In his role at Caterpillar Inc., Bill implemented aggressive new product programs while utilizing lean manufacturing methodology and consolidation of the global manufacturing footprint resulting in significant improvements in market share, customer satisfaction and profitability.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, and advanced management certifications from Bradley University and the International Institute for Management Development. He has been an advisory board member for the First Response Team of America since 2008, and is Six Sigma Greenbelt and Yellowbelt certified.
Bill resides in Indianapolis, Indiana, with his family.