Hilti North America Announces Personnel Changes

October 2019

Avi Kahn, region head and chief executive officer of Hilti North America, has been promoted to the Hilti Group Executive Board effective Jan. 1, 2020.
    
Over his 15-year career, Kahn has held various roles of increasing responsibility after starting with the company in 2004 in San Francisco as an account manager. He was promoted to the role of region head and CEO of Hilti North America in January 2017 from Hilti Canada, where he served as general manager beginning in 2011.
    
Martina McIsaac, currently general manager of Hilti Canada, will be promoted to region head and CEO of Hilti North America effective Jan. 1, 2020. She joined Hilti in 2013 as a senior management candidate and in 2014 became a division manager. Three years later she was promoted to her current role as general manager for the Canada Market Organization.
    
Dan Wade, currently division manager for the Midwest located in the Central Market Organization, will succeed McIsaac as general manager of Hilti Canada. With this role, he will join the Hilti North America executive management team. Wade has been with Hilti since 2007 when he joined the company in the technical services department after first serving as an engineering intern.