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Hilti names Martina McIsaac North American head


September 9, 2019
By Kavita Sabharwal-Chomiuk
Photo courtesy of Hilti, Inc.

Sept. 9, 2019 – Hilti North America, a global supplier of products, systems, software and services to construction and energy industries, has appointed Martina McIsaac Region Head and Chief Executive Officer of Hilti North America, effective Jan. 1, 2020. McIsaac, currently general manager of Hilti Canada, will succeed Avi Kahn in this role.

McIsaac was selected to take over the role following a comprehensive internal search for a candidate with a track record of success, deep understanding of the business and commitment to company culture. Under McIsaac’s leadership, Hilti Canada was named one of the Top 50 Great Places to Work in Canada, with special recognition on the list of best Workplaces Managed by Women.

McIsaac joined Hilti in 2013 as a senior management candidate, and moved into a division manager role in 2014. In 2017, she was promoted to her current role as general manager for the Canada Market Organization.

McIsaac will be succeeded by Dan Wade, currently division manager for the Midwest located in the Central Market Organization.