Kirby-Smith Machinery announced that former Territory Manager Paul Bell has been promoted to the position of North Texas Area Manager. Bell will be responsible for branch operations at the Dallas, Fort Worth and Abilene locations.

Bell joined Kirby-Smith Machinery in May 2014 as a Territory Manager in the Fort Worth branch, bringing with him more than 24 years of experience in the heavy equipment industry. Before joining Kirby-Smith, he was the branch manager for Southeastern Equipment in the Fort Wayne office. Prior to that, Bell was the operations manager for three Indiana locations, as well as serving as a specialist for paving products in all locations in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan.  

“Paul will continue to increase our mutual success for all with his enthusiasm, history of customer care and a background in parts, service, sales and rental,” said David Cooper, vice president and general manager, southern division of Kirby-Smith Machinery.

Kirby-Smith Machinery was established in 1983. Kirby-Smith, No. 28 on the RER 100, has 10 branch locations in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, and Missouri.