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New Head of Construction For Kubota UK

New Head of Construction For Kubota UK
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Kubota UK, the market-leading machinery manufacturer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Glen Hampson as Business Development Manager for its market leading construction division.

With over 15 years experience, Glen brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Kubota UK, having previously been the Channel Development Manager for Doosan Bobcat and the Regional Distribution Manager for Caterpillar Inc.’s Mid-Tier Earthmoving Division in the Middle East and Africa.

At Kubota UK, Glen will be responsible for maintaining and building on the company’s market leading position in the compact construction equipment sector, working in partnership with Kubota’s key national accounts and its independent dealer network across the UK, Ireland and the Nordics.

Mr Kazunari Shimokawa, interim Managing Director of Kubota UK, said: “This is an exciting appointment for Kubota UK as we look to raise the bar in the construction sector.  Our goal is to continue to drive the brand forward so it is essential we have the right people in place to help us do this.  Glen will play a critical role in helping us achieve our commercial objectives and I wish him every success in his role.”

Kubota UK offers high performance and innovative machinery solutions including its KX and U Series mini-excavators, as well as its KC Series of tracked dumpers and its RT and RO Series of wheeled loaders.

Commenting on his appointment, Glen said: “It’s a fantastic opportunity for me to be heading up Kubota UK’s Construction Equipment Division.  Kubota has built up an enviable reputation in the market for providing machines that operators love for their outstanding performance and reliability.

“I am looking forward to working with my team and our customers to continue to deliver growth for Kubota and our partners.  My aim is to further build on our number one position in the market and look at ways we can continue to evolve as a business and improve the customer experience.”

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