South Hutchinson, Kan. (Wednesday, March 11, 2015) - Collins Bus Corporation, the leading manufacturer of Type A school and multi-function school activity buses in North America, today announced that Joe Leggett has been named vice president of sales. Leggett will report to Matt Scheuler, president of Collins, and be responsible for leading sales efforts throughout the United States and Canada.
“I’m delighted to see Joe move into this leadership position at Collins,” Scheuler said. “Joe has a proven record of guiding consistent sales growth and his relationships, vision and overall experience will enable us to not only maintain our leadership position, but increase that position throughout North America.”
Leggett added, “I’m very excited to have been chosen to lead the sales efforts at Collins. We have an outstanding sales team and I’m confident that Collins can continue to exceed the standards of our industry. Furthermore, I look forward to providing exceptional service to our dealers and customers as we continue to deliver the best Type A buses in the market.”
Most recently, Leggett served as director of sales for Collins. In that role he was responsible for North American sales in the western and, most recently, eastern regions of the United States and Canada.
About Collins Bus
Collins Bus Corporation, a subsidiary of Allied Specialty Vehicles, Inc. (ASV), manufactures 14 Type A school bus, multi function school activity bus (MFSAB), multi purpose vehicle (MPV) and child care bus models. The company introduced the industry’s first small school bus model in 1967, which paved the way for the development of the Type A federal school bus classification and established the company as a leader in innovative design. Collins Bus also pioneered the first school bus wheelchair lift in the mid-1970s and introduced the first propane powered Type A school bus in 2010. With more than 50 dealer locations in the United States and Canada, Collins Bus has one of the industry’s largest distribution networks. For more information about Collins Bus, visit www.collinsbus.com and follow us on Twitter @collinsbus. For more information about ASV, visit www.alliedsv.com.