From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — Harrison Bishop, formerly president of The Solberg Companies, has been appointed president of Amerex Corporation effective Jan. 1, 2018, according to a release by McWane, Inc., the parent company of Amerex.
In addition to his responsibilities at Solberg, Bishop has served on the Amerex executive committee as vice president of strategic initiatives. Prior to entering the fire suppression industry, Harrison practiced law for more than a decade, focusing on mergers, acquisitions and general corporate law as a partner at Maynard, Cooper and Gale, P.C., in Birmingham.
Bishop will be working alongside the newly appointed chief executive officer of Amerex, Larry Whitehead, who has served in a variety of capacities within McWane, Inc., including president of Manchester Tank and Equipment Company.
In addition, Andy Payant has been appointed as the executive vice president of finance for Amerex Corporation with the same effective date. Andy has served as vice president and international controller of McWane, Inc. since 2012.
Previously, Payant served as McWane’s vice president and controller from 1998 until 2012. Prior to joining McWane, Inc. Payant held senior management positions at Compass Bank and Molton, Allen & Williams.