UniCarriers Americas Announces Ben Schulte, J.D., as New General CounselMonday, February 10, 2014
UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) announces Ben Schulte, J.D., as general counsel for the company.
Schulte will be responsible for all corporate governance and compliance functions, for providing legal review in support of all company departments, and for supervising outside counsel and corporate risk management.
Schulte brings more than 20 years of experience to the executive team. Prior to joining UCA, he held the positions of manager of distribution development at GVW Group, senior attorney at Navistar and general counsel at Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks of America.
“Ben’s background and extensive legal experience make him an ideal candidate for managing all of UniCarriers Americas legal matters as we take our journey of growth to becoming a top-tier supplier of material handling equipment,” said Anthony Salgado, president of UCA. “We welcome Ben to the UniCarriers Americas executive team.”
Schulte earned his bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, his juris doctorate degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and his master’s degree from Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University.
Schulte resides in Plainfield, Ill. with his wife and three children.
About UniCarriers Americas Corporation
UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA), a wholly owned subsidiary of UniCarriers Corporation, designs, manufactures and supports a complete line of material handling equipment that offers features resulting in greater reliability, higher productivity and lower total operational costs. UniCarriers encompasses five brands: Nissan Forklift, TCM, Atlet, Barrett and UniCarriers. Headquartered in Marengo, Ill., UniCarriers Americas has a network of more than 235 authorized dealerships with over 350 locations across North, Central and South America, as well as additional worldwide locations. UniCarriers Holdings is the parent company of UniCarriers. www.unicarriersamericas.com