David Timms and Nick Penn have been appointed to regional sales management roles at Ransomes Jacobsen, one of the leading manufacturers of commercial mowing and turf maintenance equipment, based at Ipswich in Suffolk. Both report to UK and Ireland sales manager, John Quinton, and are responsible for business development, equipment sales and dealer support across their respective territories.
David Timms, whose territory covers the west of England and stretches from Lands End to Barrow-in-Furness via Wales, joined the company in August last year following nine years in a sales management role at JSM Distribution, the niche products division of John Shaw Machinery.
He has recently relocated to Burnham-on-Sea inSomerset, where he lives with his wife Samantha and their two sons aged six and two.
Nick Penn joined the company in March 2012 and is responsible for a territory from Dudley in the West Midlands across to the Welsh border, down to Hampshire and east to outer edge of the M25 in Berkshire and M3 inSurrey. For the past two years he was area sales manager at Burrows Grass Machinery responsible forManchesterandCheshireand the fleet hire division. He has also worked for Howard Sheach, theUKdistributor of Great Dane zero turn mowers and Midland Tractors.
He lives with his partner Gabrielle and their two daughters, aged four and 8 months old inCannock, Staffordshire.
Commenting on these appointments John Quinton said, “It is obvious from their CVs that we have added two very experienced sales professionals to our team here at Ransomes Jacobsen. We have a momentum within the business that has seen us grow market share in the past two years and these two guys will help us sustain that, going forward.”
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