George W. Prest joins MHIA as chief operating officer
The Board of Governors of Material Handling Industry announced the appointment of George W. Prest to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Prest brings over 30 years of experience to the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA), both in managing and owning material handling manufacturing companies. Over the years, Mr. Prest has been recognized for his volunteer leadership of Industry manufacturers associations, distributor associations and charitable foundations. In his new role, Mr. Prest will report to MHIA CEO, John Nofsinger. His duties will include managing MHIA’s membership and trade event activities, among others.