American Landmaster (ALM), a manufacturer of American Made UTVs, hires David Ross as their VP of Engineering. David has a 30-year history of leading and managing technology and product development programs for John Deere (JD) and Rheem Manufacturing. His expertise in developing technology and product roadmaps, leading engineering teams, driving product development processes and improving design for manufacturing processes will be instrumental in assisting ALM growth plans.
David led the engineering efforts for JD’s development on the new 4000 series subcompact tractors. Additionally, he led engineering and program management on the global 5000 series utility tractors business. David finished his career at JD at their head quarter operations involved in technology, product and program management.
American Landmaster launched the all-new 2021 UTV lineup including both gas and electric UTVs. Heading into 2022, Landmaster anticipates additional investment in new product development and increasing production capacity. “We need someone like David Ross that can accelerate us to the next level in manufacturing and new product development. This is a big win for this organization, and we look forward to him starting.” Says Jeff Bannister, President of American Landmaster.
American Landmaster is also pleased to announce the opening of a new R&D engineering facility located near Indianapolis, IN. This new facility will allow ALM to expand design, testing and validation capabilities of new and existing models. The new site will additionally allow for future recruitment of engineering talent. ALM is committed to continuing investment in technology and product development.