Stertil-Koni USA names new president

Heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni USA Inc. today announced that Scott Steinhardt has been named company president.

Steinhardt, who joined Stertil-Koni as Vice President of Sales in 2022 and was named General Manager in 2023, brings more than 28 years of industry sales, marketing, and distributor management experience to the company’s top slot in North America. 

Scott Steinhardt
Scott Steinhardt

In his two years with Stertil-Koni, Steinhardt has expanded sales into new markets, championed the use of enhanced technologies, broadened and accelerated customer support streams, helped advance product development, and worked with the Stertil-Koni distributor network and company employees to further build partnerships, sales and company branding.

Steinhardt succeeds Dr. Jean DellAmore, Stertil-Koni’s first president, who served in that capacity since the company’s U.S. launch in 1987.  DellAmore was recently appointed president of Nussbaum North America Ltd., an automotive vehicle lift company that is also part of the Stertil organization. 

Marcel Jansen, Marketing and Sales Director/Chief Commercial Officer for the Stertil Group, said, “We are delighted to welcome Scott into his new and expanded role and are confident that with his leadership skills, dedicated focus and formidable determination, this development is a logical and thoughtful pathway to continue the success and growth of Stertil-Koni for the benefit of our distributors, our customers and our employees across North America.”

Steinhardt holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana State University. He lives in Easton, Maryland, with his wife, Karen, and sons William and Andrew.

Stertil-Koni is a manufacturer of heavy duty vehicle lifts, notably bus lifts and truck lifts, and serves municipalities, state agencies, school bus fleets, corporations, the U.S. Military and more. Stertil-Koni USA is headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland, with production facilities in Europe and Streator, Illinois.

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