MADISON, IN — Gary Kennon has been appointed president of Rotary Lift, a leading manufacturer of vehicle lifts, effective January 1, 2006.
A Rotary Lift employee for more than 21 years, Kennon has served as interim president and general manager of the company since June. Prior to this, he was vice president of business development including responsibility for international sales development. He began his Rotary career as a design engineer. He was subsequently promoted to manager of engineering, and then moved into operations as a business unit vice president.
“It is truly an honor and a privilege to be placed in charge of a great business like Rotary Lift,” said Kennon. “The association I have had with such an outstanding group of employees at Rotary Lift and their fantastic work ethic not only in Madison, but in Germany and the rest of our locations around the world has directly contributed to my success. Rotary Lift has been a successful business for a long time and I am confident in our ability to improve upon our accomplishments as we move forward.”
Kennon earned a master’s of business administration degree from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN, as well as a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Memphis. Along with his wife, Susan, and their two children, Taylor and Cole, the Kennons have been residents of the Madison community for the past 14 years.
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