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MHIA Promotes Two Executives

Tom Carbott moves to the position of vice president - sales. Carbott joined the organization in 1992 and has held different management roles in education, sales, marketing and industry product section development. He will be responsible for the management of the sales staff and the growth of MHIA's international trade events, ProMat and NA (The North American Material Handling and Logistics trade show).

Michael Laurent moves to the position of vice president - finance. Laurent will assume broader duties and responsibilities for the organization’s financial planning and operations. In addition, he will oversee the operations of membership services. Laurent began his career with MHIA in May of 1988.

For more information on Material Handling Industry activities and programming call 800-345-1815/704-676-1190, or visit its Web site,

Report compiled by Clyde Witt.

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