Nashville, Tenn. — Alexander & Preston, a Nashville-based warranty and captive insurance risk management firm, today announced the addition of Yves Gaboriault as Director of Asia Pacific. Gaboriault brings more than 20 years of sales management and leadership experience in the construction and heavy equipment industries in Asia Pacific, Africa and North America. He will support Alexander & Preston’s growing client base of U.S. and multinational companies with operations in Southeast Asia.
Gaboriault’s professional experience has focused on building, expanding and managing businesses. Previously, he worked at Siam Motors Machinery, the JC Bamford Excavators Ltd. (JCB) dealership for Thailand, as Advisor to the President and Acting Managing Director. There, he analyzed machine sales and reviewed machine commission and incentive schemes as well as the sales pipeline.
Prior to joining Siam Motors, Gaboriault served as Regional Business Manager of JCB where he supported the JCB dealers in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar. He was also a Product Specialist and later an Area Sales Manager at Caterpillar Inc. where he held sales leadership roles covering markets from Australia, ASEAN, India and China.
“Yves brings exceptional operational expertise to the firm that will help our clients optimize standard warranty programs and identify other cost-effective solutions to improve operations across the product life cycle,” said Jimmy Bynum, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alexander & Preston. “With his deep network, I’m thrilled to have him lead our firm in the region.”
Gaboriault’s expertise includes improving dealership operations, developing and growing sales teams, creating partnerships and developing distribution channels. He has managed markets in sizes ranging from US$25 million to US$266 million. Renown for consistently delivering results above challenging targets, he also possesses broad-based experience in marketing, finance and management accounting.
Bynum has experience in Asia Pacific. Prior to founding Alexander & Preston, Bynum was Managing Director for Caterpillar, based in Singapore, where he successfully established Caterpillar’s extended protection programs in China and Southeast Asia. With the addition of Gaboriault, Alexander & Preston can re-enter the market with expanded service offerings to meet a range of client needs.
About Alexander & Preston
Alexander & Preston is a leading extended protection plan service provider offering specialized risk management solutions to manufacturers, distributors and dealers of commercial and industrial products. Alexander &Preston partners with companies using enhanced analytics to calculate risk and quantify quality and reliability issues. By implementing extended protection plans and alternative forms of risk management, including captive insurance entities, Alexander & Preston drives value across the product life cycle. Change what you think is working for you at alexanderpreston.com.