Jeff Stewart has been named president of Atlanta-based Takeuchi US, replacing Clay Eubanks. Eubanks has been named director of global sales and appointed vice chairman of the board of Takeuchi US. He will relocate to the company’s headquarters offices in Japan.
Stewart currently serves as VP operations and has held several positions within the company, from regional business manager to product support manager.
“I am excited for what lies ahead for Takeuchi,” said Eubanks in a letter to U.S. dealers. “There are many good things happening at Takeuchi, and I know all of our staff here in the U.S. and around the world are committed to taking the company to the next level over the coming months. I look forward to seeing Jeff implement his vision for Takeuchi US.”
Takeuchi also announced Hiroshi Yokoyama will become a member of the global Board of Directors. He currently serves as an executive officer and as general manager of the company’s research and development department. The addition of Mr. Yokoyama brings experience of machinery and the product development cycle to the board to assist in strategic decision making at the top levels of the company.
Takeuchi also announced plans to establish a European parts center in the Netherlands. In conjunction with the new parts center, a European Support office will be established in Germany to support parts customers throughout Europe. There are plans to expand the technical support roles of this office in the future. Both facilities should be operational early in 2021.
Source: Takeuchi US