Rik Kiddle has been appointed to the post of global business development and sales director at Terex Finlay. Rik joins from JCB, where he has held a range of posts including being responsible for the latter’s focus on the waste, demolition and recycling industries. 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.
Following his appointment. Rik 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, Terex Finlay global business line director Paul O’Donnell said: “The appointment of Rik is a welcome addition to our team and a 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.