Terex Finlay have announced the appointment of Global Business Development and Sales Director, Rik Kiddle.
In his new role, Rik will be responsible for strategically driving business growth, increasing market share as well as identifying and developing new market opportunities on a global basis. He will lead the current Sales, Marketing and Distribution Development teams, be a key driver in new product development initiatives and work closely with the aftermarket and engineering departments within Terex|Finlay.
With an engineering and design background, Rik joins us from JCB, where he has held various UK & Export Sales and Marketing positions with increasing seniority. Latterly, Rik has been responsible for JCB’s focus on the Waste, Recycling and Demolition industries and was responsible for developing the JCB Wastemaster range of products/models in order to better serve these industries. Most recently Rik has been responsible for the JCB Industrial business promoting the unique JCB Teletruk product around the World.
Following his appointment Kiddle said “I am very pleased to be joining Terex|Finlay, a brand with a great history, excellent product range, respected global reputation, professional dealer network and ambition for the future. As we emerge from some recent turbulent market conditions around the World, I look forward to working with the team here and the dealer network around the World to take the business further forward in the coming years”.
Commenting on the appointment Paul O’Donnell, Global Business Line Director, said: “The appointment of Rik is a welcome addition to our team and significant milestone in our continued growth and global expansion plans. Rik understands the complexity, has vast experience in developing, nurturing and growing a global dealer network and has proven business and leadership skills. He has held a variety of senior roles within JCB, developed new markets and products on a global basis, all ultimately focused on serving the customer. We look forward to Rik bringing that same customer focus and experience to Terex|Finlay.”