Kunin joins Kirby-Smith Machinery
By Hannah Sundermeyer11 October 2021
Following the promotion of John Arapidis to president and CEO of Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM,) the heavy equipment distributor has appointed Mike Kunin as vice president of national accounts. In this position, Kunin will serve as the successor for Arapidis’ previous role.
Kunin will be responsible for the management and continued development of long-term strategic partnerships between KSM and its national account customers. He brings a wealth of experience and established customer relationships to the position, having held several key roles at Komatsu America Corp. over the last 21 years, including parts sales, construction and support equipment and most recently as business director-Central Region.
“Anyone who has been around Komatsu for the past two decades will recognize the name Mike Kunin,” said Jeff Weller, executive vice president and chief operating officer, KSM. “Mike is a natural fit for this position. His experience as a leader, along with his account-development and project management skills, outstanding communication and keen attention-to-detail will all pay immediate dividends. We feel very fortunate that Mike will be bringing his talents and passion for excellence to our company.”