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Takeuchi Welcomes New Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Eric Wenzel, South-East regional sales manager


Takeuchi-US has appointed Eric Wenzel as Regional Business Manager Southeast (RBM). Wenzel will be responsible for managing all sales activities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi. Duties will include dealer development and recruitment, inventory control, forecasting, promotions, and national and direct account support.

“With our North American headquarters located in Georgia, the Southeast United States has always been a critical part of our overall business given the opportunities we have in the region,” said John Vranches, Director of Sales of Takeuchi-US East Division. “Eric has unique experience that broadly covers the management of sales and operations in the equipment market. He is a hands-on, solutions-oriented manager with a proven track record of developing strong relationships resulting in increased productivity and growth. »

Based in the Savannah, GA area, Wenzel comes to Takeuchi from H&E Equipment Services where he served as a district manager responsible for multiple states. Prior to this position, he was a branch manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree from McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas.

“I’ve spent my entire career expanding my sales and management experience in the industry,” Wenzel said. “As I took on more responsibility over the years, I developed my skills in problem solving, teamwork and customer relations. I’m excited to take what I’ve learned and put it to work for Takeuchi, a growing company with a strong customer focus.