posted on July 18, 2012 08:20
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (July 17, 2012) – HOLT CAT®, the Caterpillar® Equipment and Engine dealer for South, Central, North and North East Texas, has named Peter J. Holt to the position of Machine Division General Service Manager.
In his new position, Holt will be responsible for all service operations in the organizations heavy equipment division.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio where he earned membership in Delta Mu Delta International Business Administration Honor Society. He successfully completed an extensive Leadership Training Program at HOLT CAT and is a recent graduate of the Caterpillar Inc Marketing Training Program in Peoria, Illinois.
Holt is the son of HOLT CAT owner and CEO, Peter M. Holt and wife Julianna Hawn - Holt and a fifth generation descendant of Benjamin Holt, who developed the first successful track-type tractor in 1904.
HOLT CAT® sells, rents and services Caterpillar® machines, engines, generator sets and trucks in a 118-county Texas territory spanning from the Red River to the Rio Grande. HOLT offers total machine and engine rebuild capabilities, sells used equipment around the world and fabricates its own line of land clearing equipment and HOLT Spray King® water tankers. HOLT is the dealer for Link-Belt Cranes in the Eastern half of Texas as well as in the El Paso area. They are the dealer for AGCO/Challenger and Claas farm equipment for the Eastern half of Texas and portions of Arkansas, Missouri and Louisiana. SITECH Tejas, another division of HOLT, is the authorized dealer for Trimble Heavy and Highway construction products and services, as well as AccuGrade grade-control products in the same 118 county territory of Texas.
The Holt name has been associated with heavy equipment and Caterpillar for over 100 years. Peter M. Holt, Chief Executive Officer of HOLT CAT, is the great-grandson of Benjamin Holt, who in 1904 developed the first successful track-type tractor which he named the “Caterpillar.” HOLT CAT has come to be synonymous with quality, integrity and commitment to customer service. The HOLT CAT team is committed to providing rock solid stability with superior products and services to heavy equipment and engine users from Brownsville to Texarkana, Texas.