Terex AWP EMEAR has announced that Jacco de Kluijver has been formally appointed as VP of Sales & Marketing for Terex AWP EMEAR, after holding the position of Sales Director, Terex AWP for UK, Ireland and Benelux for the past six years.
Reporting to Joe George, Vice President & Managing Director, Terex AWP EMEAR, and based at Terex Global in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, Jacco will focus on adding value to the Genie customer proposition. In his new role, he will work in close relationship with all company departments to drive and accelerate the development of new products and services to support customers Europe-wide.
As part of the process of managing the Genie team’s entire value chain for the EMEAR region from one central location at the heart of Europe, Jacco de Kluijver will be based at the Terex Global European headquarters in Schaffhausen as from early January 2016. His move to the company’s new headquarters in Switzerland will facilitate communication and decision-making between the leadership team, to be more responsive to the needs of customers in the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR) market.
Joe George comments: “I am delighted to announce Jacco de Kluijver’s appointment to this role. Jacco will be a significant contributor to our overall business strategy, responsible for developing and executing both the long and short-term strategies required to achieve the goals of both customers and the business. He will also play a major role in sharing the voice of the customer across the EMEAR region.”
After earning a degree in Commercial Economics, Jacco de Kluijver started working for then-Genie Industries’ Dutch importer HDW in 1999. He was later to become the European sales manager for an Italian light tower and generator specialist. He joined Genie in 2007, where he has held the position of Sales Director for the UK, Ireland and Benelux since 2009.