Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC, recently named James Finn as area director of its western region. In this role, Finn will lead branch sales and operations execution for the company’s Seattle, Portland, Ore., San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, Dallas, Denver and Vancouver, B.C., operation centers.
Most recently, Finn served as vice president, global parts and service with Stolle Machinery. He also had a role as vice president, aftermarket strategy and business development for the company. In addition, he held general management roles with ThyssenKrupp Elevator and Otis Elevator.
Finn holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelors of Engineering from University College, Dublin, Ireland. Additionally, Finn is a licensed professional engineer and a chartered member of Engineers Ireland.
“With global operations responsibility at industrial companies serving marine, oil exploration, infrastructure, construction, facilities management, elevator and building controls end markets, Jim brings a broad perspective to our sales and operations functions in putting our customers to work at height safely,” said John Sotiroff, vice president Spider sales and distribution. “Jim is highly committed to service optimization and sustained customer experience improvement.”
Seattle-based Spider provides baskets, traction hoist and platform rental, safety and training, and specialty-engineered products. It is No. 73 on the new RER 100.