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Fontaine Fifth Wheel names new president

Jason Cannon August 7, 2014

Ken Kelley has been named group president of Fontaine Fifth Wheel companies, including Fontaine Fifth Wheel, Fontaine Parts Connection, Fontaine Coupling Solutions and Fontaine Fifth Wheel Europe.

Ken KelleyIn this role, Kelley will be responsible for growing Fontaine’s global portfolio of premium fifth wheel solutions.

Kelley is a 27-year veteran of the commercial vehicle industry, with extensive background in sales, marketing and engineering. He has been with Marmon Highway Technologies since 1992, most recently serving as president of Webb Severe Duty. He previously worked for Dana Corporation, Walther EMC and ConMet. He is a long-time active member of the Technology and Maintenance Council. Kelley earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University.

“Ken has proven himself to have the right mix of experience and expertise to lead our Fontaine Fifth Wheel companies to further growth,” says Glenn Chambers, president of MHT Engineered Components Group.  “His technical knowledge and focus on customer needs equip him to guide his group to develop the new products and services our fleet and aftermarket customers need to minimize downtime and improve profitability.”

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