On June 1, owner Mike Fister announced the appointment of Gary P. Yates as president – general manager of Fister Logistics, Inc. and Fister Distribution, Inc. As part of the Fister Inc. holding company, located in Lexington, Ky., these two strong regional, national and international companies provide time-tested logistical solutions to the trade show industry and to their key clients.
Said Fister, “Gary Yates, is an astute trade show manager, a proven and successful sales leader and a key member of our senior management structure, who possesses the solid leadership, industry expertise and business partnerships necessary to facilitate the rapid growth of our multi-million dollar (annual sales) companies.
Yates, an accomplished 22-year United States Air Force veteran, previously served as the trade show director for Atlas World Group and senior sales manager with other key United and Mayflower agencies. Most recently he served as vice president of sales within the Fister Inc. organization.
As integral components of the Fister, Inc. holding company, Fister Logistics, Inc. and Fister Distribution, Inc. proudly serve the central Kentucky region and beyond, with both companies offering considerable talent, experience and expertise in all areas of the transportation and logistics industries including: store fixtures, automotive parts, hospitality equipment, trade show components, electronics and medical equipment. For more information, call (859) 269-5053 or visit us at www.fisterlogistics.com or www.fisterdistribution.com.