Rik Kiddle is new Terex Finlay global business development and sales director
First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
Rik Kiddle is Terex Finlay's new global business development and sales director
Terex Finlay has appointed Rik Kiddle as the internationally renowned crushing and screening firm’s global business development and sales director. In his new role for the Northern Ireland headquartered company, Kiddle 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 Terex Finlay’s aftermarket and engineering departments.
With an engineering and design background, Kiddle joins Terex Finlay from JCB, where he has held various UK and export sales and marketing positions with increasing seniority. Latterly, Kiddle 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 them. Most recently Kiddle has been responsible for the JCB Industrial business, promoting the novel JCB Teletruk product worldwide.
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, Terex Finlay global business line director, 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 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 and 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.”