Jeff Coles Appointed Managing Director of EHC Global’s North American Operations


September 19, 2019 (Oshawa, Canada) – EHC Global (EHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Coles to the role of Managing Director, North American Operations. Based in Oshawa, Canada, Jeff will report to Jeno Eppel, EHC’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

“I am delighted to welcome someone with Jeff’s extensive industry experience and proven leadership skills to the EHC Global executive team,” commented Jeno Eppel. “In his new role, Jeff will be responsible for supporting and achieving our corporate goals, strategies, and mission, while developing strategic plans to grow and expand our business in North America.”

Jeff comes to EHC with nearly 20 years of management experience in the Escalator and Elevator Industry. Jeff began his career in the lift industry with Schindler Elevator in 1998 in service sales and business development. Between 2003 and 2012, he held several progressive management positions at Schindler and was appointed President of Schindler Canada in 2012. He also served as Schindler’s North American Vice President, Modernization. From 2015 to 2018, Jeff served as Vice President, Central Region, with thyssenkrupp Elevator.

“I am excited to be returning to the vertical transportation industry and am looking very forward to being part of the EHC Global leadership team at this very exciting and pivotal stage in the company’s storied history,” commented Jeff Coles.

Jeff holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from McMaster University.


 About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of handrails, rollers, safety brushes, elevator belts, strategic components, and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry. EHC also provides a comprehensive range of technical services to OEMs including field-splicing, Service+, project management and assembly, installation, removal, and modernization of escalators and moving walks. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in convention centers, public transit systems, shopping centers, airports, office buildings, hospitals, condominiums, and other urban spaces. EHC is committed to developing sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners and facility managers. To accomplish this, EHC employs top material scientists and engineers and continues to invest in R&D, product development and next-generation polymer and composite extrusion technology. EHC has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Brazil and China and a global network of sales offices including Mexico, Slovakia, United Kingdom, and the USA as well as EHC partners in all major markets globally. For more information about EHC, visit




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