Schindler Elevator names Jeff Coles president of Canadian operations
January 30, 2012 - Schindler Elevator has appointed Jeff Coles as president of its Canadian operations responsible for the company’s business in Canada.
By Alyssa Dalton
During his 13-year tenure with Schindler, Coles has held various senior management positions within the company, including: director, service sales and national accounts in the United States; district manager in Toronto; and branch manager in Ottawa. Most recently, Coles was national sales and marketing director for Schindler’s Canadian business.
“Jeff’s experience in operations management, combined with his sales and marketing expertise and his overall experience within Schindler, make him well qualified to take on the leadership of the company’s business in Canada,” said Jakob Zueger, Schindler CEO Americas. “Under his leadership, we can look forward to continued success of Schindler’s thriving presence there.”
Coles holds a Bachelors degree from McMaster University (Hamilton, Ont.) and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Ont).