Wenco Appoints Eli Alston as Vice President of Product

January 10, 2024

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA (January 10, 2024) — Wenco International Mining Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Eli Alston as the new Vice President of Product. In this strategic role, Eli will play a pivotal part in shaping Wenco’s product portfolio and driving innovation across the mining industry.

“We are thrilled to welcome Eli Alston to our leadership team. His passion for innovation and customer-centric approach aligns perfectly with Wenco’s values. Eli’s expertise will drive our product strategy forward.” said Andrew Pyne, President and CEO of Wenco International Mining Systems.

Eli Alston brings a wealth of experience to this executive position in Wenco, with a range of product management and leadership roles, and most recently having established Wenco’s Safety Solutions division. His deep understanding of market dynamics, coupled with his passion for cutting-edge technology, positions him perfectly to guide Wenco’s product vision into the future. His appointment underscores Wenco's commitment to excellence. His strategic insights will be instrumental in aligning our product roadmap with industry trends and customer needs. With almost a decade of experience in mining technology Eli has deep expertise in the building, selling and servicing technology products for the mining industry. His expertise will drive Wenco’s solutions to new heights.

“I am honoured to take on such a critical role during this exciting phase. Our mission is clear: empower miners with value generating, intelligent, and open solutions. I look forward to collaborating with the talented Wenco team and our global partners,” said Eli Alston.

His previous accomplishments include successfully building multiple B2B technology startups. This visible determination, adaptability and openness to challenge will help infuse innovative thinking and leadership at Wenco to ensure that Wenco remains at the forefront of mining technology.

As the mining landscape evolves, Eli will lead efforts to enhance Wenco’s offerings, addressing challenges such as open autonomy and seamless interoperability and will reinforce Wenco's commitment to delivering cutting-edge technology that transforms mining operations.

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About Wenco International Mining Systems

For over 30 years, Wenco International Mining Systems has worked with mining companies to extract unrealized value. Under this mission, Wenco has developed an integrated suite of solutions to support the digital transformation of the mining industry. Fleet management, asset health, data analytics, and other technologies join together in the spirit of open interoperability and scalability to raise mine productivity and efficiency, lower routine costs, and establish a safe and smooth mining operation.

Wenco is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.