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Nilfisk-Advance names new VP

January 16, 2002
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Nilfisk-Advance, Inc. names Joe Carotenuto new vice president of Sales & Marketing.

PLYMOUTH, Minn. -- Nilfisk-Advance, Inc. President and CEO Christian Cornelius-Knudsen has named Joe Carotenuto as the firm's new vice president of Sales & Marketing.

"For some six months, I have assumed the role as both president and CEO of our company, as well as vice president of Sales & Marketing for Advance," Cornelius-Knudsen in announcing Carotenuto's appointment. "We are happy to announce that we have found a person who not only is an American, has sales and marketing experience, clearly demonstrates commitment to us and our industry, but also someone who has very high integrity, is a team player, has a proven track record in our industry and experience from both working as a dealer and working for a manufacturer."

Cornelius-Knudsen said Carotenuto has more than 17 years experience in both the commercial and industrial side of the industry. "I am sure that we have found in Joe a person who will add the needed leadership and experience to our Sales and Marketing Team so that we as an organization with your cooperation as our dealers will succeed in making Advance the leading player in our industry to the benefit of all of us," he said.

Nilfisk-Advance is a designer and manufacturer of high quality floor maintenance equipment including scrubbers, sweepers, vacuums, burnishers, and carpet extractors. Headquartered in Minneapolis, they can be reached at (800) 850-5559 or via e-mail at

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