MADISON, Ind. (Sept. 8, 2014) — Automotive lift maker Vehicle Service Group (VSG) has named Niclas Ytterdahl president, effective immediately.
The company said Mr. Ytterdahl will report to Andy Fincher, president and CEO of VSG parent Dover Corp.'s Engineered Systems segment.
Mr. Ytterdahl previously served as senior vice president of global sourcing for Dover. Prior to joining the firm, he was vice president of global strategic sourcing at AES Corp., where he led the restructuring of AES' global supply chain, global solid fuel supply and risk management capabilities, according to VSG. Previously, he served as vice resident of operations and general manager at Fisher Scientific International Inc. (now Thermo Fisher Scientific).
He will assume the role left vacant following the promotion of the prior VSG president, Gary Kennon, to the post of executive vice president of Dover's Engineered Systems unit.