Great Dane Announces New Vice President of Aftermarket

Great Dane today announced the appointment of Bill Healy as the company’s new vice president of Aftermarket. Healy is the successor to current VP of Aftermarket Dave Durand, who will retire in 2019. Healy joined Great Dane in February 2018 as the director of Aftermarket Parts Sales.

“Bill’s extensive experience in aftermarket sales and operations leadership has been a great asset to our Aftermarket team during his time with the company,” said Chris Hammond, Great Dane’s executive vice president of Sales. “I’m looking forward to seeing how he puts his knowledge and expertise to use as he leads the Great Dane Aftermarket group into the future.”

In his new role, Healy will provide overall leadership of Great Dane’s Aftermarket department, overseeing the company’s parts distribution center (PDC) and all parts activities associated with Great Dane branches, dealers and distributors in the US, Canada, Mexico and South America.

Healy has more than 30 years of aftermarket experience spanning across multiple industries. He has extensive experience leading aftermarket strategy and working with distribution in both OEM and independent automotive aftermarket environments.

About Great Dane

Great Dane is the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial transportation equipment, including dry and refrigerated trailers and truck bodies, as well as steel, aluminum and combo platform trailers. Great Dane has a storied history in the commercial trucking industry and is a driving force in trailer technology, innovation, quality and customer service. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and with an additional corporate office in Savannah, Georgia, Great Dane has manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the United States. The company’s network of corporate-owned branches, full-line independent dealers and parts-only independent dealers offers a broad range of distribution points for new and used trailers as well as aftermarket services across North and South America. Visit Great Dane online at