Dennis J. Lawrence
President & CEO
Dennis Lawrence, President and CEO, joined CLARK Material Handling Company in June 2005. Mr. Lawrence oversees the operations of the CLARK North American business, including all business in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Latin America.
Mr. Lawrence shares a close partnership with Young An and their chairman, Mr. SH Baik, having been in business with him since 1983. In his years at CLARK, Mr. Lawrence championed many initiatives including the CLARK Philanthropy program “Raising Hope”, Lean Manufacturing, The Powerhouse of Giving, Leadership Training, and numerous Safety initiatives, just to name a few.
Under Mr. Lawrence’s guidance, CLARK also earned many prestigious awards, including the KEMI Destiny award for safety; a Best Place to Work in Kentucky, and numerous recognitions for the philanthropic efforts of CLARK in the community.
Senior Vice President Global Engineering
Chuck Moratz joined CLARK Material Handling Company in 1995, and has served in a variety of roles, including his current position as Senior VP of Engineering & Manufacturing. Previously, Mr. Moratz served as Chief Operator Officer, VP of Truck Operations, Director of Product Support, IC Product Manager, and Director of Engineering Support.
Mr. Moratz earned his BS of Engineering from the United States Military Academy and his MBA from Golden Gate University. Mr. Moratz has overseen many engineering advancements in his time at CLARK, including the creation of the S-SERIES family of forklifts and a wide variety of product improvements and updates.
In his free time, Mr. Moratz assists the local West Point Alumni Association with recruitment of students interested in attending the United States Military Academy. Mr. Moratz displays his commitment to philanthropy both at CLARK and in his life, volunteering with the local VA Hospital supporting veterans in need.
Director of Finance & Controller
Dan Kaiser joined the CLARK staff in October 2016 as the Director of Finance & Controller. In this role, Mr. Kaiser oversees the financial and accounting functions of CLARK; as well as, the relationships with CLARK Financial Partners.
During his tenure at CLARK, Mr. Kaiser introduced many measures that have led to a more efficient and effective financial arm of the company. When he joined CLARK in 2016, Mr. Kaiser brought with him over 19 years of finance and management experience.
Mr. Kaiser earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and earned his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Jeff R. English
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Jeff R. English, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, joined CLARK in 2021. Responsible for all legal, corporate and ethics compliance, and corporate secretary activities of CLARK, Mr. English brings over 13 years of legal, risk management, intellectual property, and insurance experience to CLARK.
Earning his law degree from Washburn University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from Wichita State University, Mr. English is admitted to practice law in Kentucky and Kansas and is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association.