Recognized for outstanding customer service, support and dedication, Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, announced recipients of its annual Harold Chesnutt Award, Service and Support Leadership Award, and Service and Support Excellence Award. These awards honor individuals and dealerships that have exemplified the highest level of product support and service worldwide throughout 2017.
Jon Ahlman of Ditch Witch of Arizona was presented the 2017 Harold Chesnutt Award. The annual award recognizes the parts manager in the worldwide Ditch Witch dealer network who best exemplifies the enthusiasm and dedication Harold Chesnutt brought to his profession for more than 30 years. Ahlman has been a loyal member of the Ditch Witch family since 1981. His stringent attention to detail and commitment to quality customer service makes Ahlman a successful parts manager and an essential part of the Ditch Witch of Arizona team.
“Working to fulfill our ‘We’re in this Together’ philosophy, Ditch Witch dealerships and employees are dedicated to building customer relationships and providing exemplary product expertise and support,” said Dennis Wierzbicki, Ditch Witch president. “These annual service awards recognize those who have gone above and beyond to satisfy that commitment.”
Kyle Liebman of Ditch Witch Northwest was recognized as the 2017 Service Manager of the Year. Presented annually, this award honors the Ditch Witch dealership service manager who best promotes the highest level of product support to customers and superior leadership to co-workers. With a passion for mechanics, Liebman joined the Ditch Witch organization in 1998 and served as a “jack-of-all-trades.” In his current management and leadership role, he is well known for his intelligence, experience and customer service skills.
The organization also recognized its top dealership service departments that pursue the highest level of customer support in the industry and help the Ditch Witch organization maintain its status as a leader in customer care. The No. 1 dealership for service and support in 2017 was Ditch Witch of South Louisiana. The other top dealerships included:
- Ditch Witch of Arizona
- Ditch Witch Mid-States
- Ditch Witch Sales of Michigan
- Ditch Witch of North Dakota
- Ditch Witch Northwest
- Ditch Witch UnderCon
- Ditch Witch of Virginia
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