Yanmar announces new UK sales team appointment


Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA has appointed Anthony Kinder to the role of UK Area Sales Manager (North). With significant expertise in sales and account management, Anthony is set to bring a new strategic approach to the region.

With 25 years’ experience in the construction and plant hire sectors, Anthony is widely regarded for his ability to build lasting customer relationships. Before joining Yanmar, Anthony held the role of UK Sales Manager at Arden Equipment. His extensive career also includes time at Nixon Plant Hire, Doosan, Bobcat, Ardent Hire Solutions and Ashtead Plant Hire.

Intent on building upon Yanmar’s growth, exploring new market opportunities and expanding the brand’s presence in the UK and Ireland, Anthony’s skills and insights will prove invaluable. As UK Area Sales Manager (North), Anthony will be working closely with his counterpart David Cockayne, UK Area Sales Manager (South), who has proven instrumental in the brand’s national roll-out.

Anthony commented: “It’s an extremely exciting time to be joining the Yanmar team – a global powerhouse in compact equipment design and manufacture. Dedicated to innovation, Yanmar is a fantastic brand that has earned itself a global reputation for highly innovative equipment, delivering exceptional performance and unmatched productivity. Over the coming months, my key priority will be to support our dealers in England and Scotland – helping to further expand our market share.”

Magnus Taljemark, Regional Director (Northern Europe) at Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA, added: “Anthony is a hugely valuable addition to the Yanmar team and we are thrilled to have him on board. His strategic approach will help to drive long-term growth and customer loyalty, increasing access to our market-leading compact equipment portfolio.”

For more information about Yanmar or to find your nearest dealer, visit https://www.yanmar.com/gb/construction/.

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