Bob McHugh, key account manager for New Business Development for Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), received the Waste Equipment Technology Association’s (WASTEC) Employee of the Year Award for Sales and Marketing at a national awards ceremony held Tuesday in New Orleans.
WASTEC is the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit trade association representing technology and equipment manufacturers and distributors in the waste and recycling industry. ESG combines three industry-leading companies within Dover Corporation’s Industrial Products Group — Heil Environmental, Marathon Equipment Company and Bayne Premium Lift Systems — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the waste management industry. Mr. McHugh, based in Chattanooga, is formally affiliated with Heil Environmental.
“Bob’s achievements are important and noteworthy. He demonstrates that our nation’s waste and recycling industry is a vibrant, innovative industry comprised of highly skilled employees. We salute him,” said Sharon H. Kneiss, president and CEO of WASTEC.
Mr. McHugh has spent 23 years in the waste and recycling industry, where he is currently key account business development manager at Heil Environmental, a division of Environmental Solutions Group. In 2012, he successfully landed a number of large new accounts for his company. He also serves on WASTEC’s Statistics Committee and was the chairman of the 2012 Environmental Research and Education Foundation Auction Committee.
The awards ceremony was part of the waste and recycling industry’s national trade show, WasteExpo 2013, in New Orleans.