As part of a number of new internal appointments announced by the Claas Group, Trevor Tyrrell, who since 2011 has been the Claas UK CEO, has been announced as the new senior vice president Western Europe for the company’s Sales and Service division with effect from June 1st 2020.
In his new role, Mr Tyrell will take on responsibility for sales both within Western Europe, but also Oceania, for which he is currently regional director. He succeeds Christian Radons, who will be joining the CLAAS Group Executive Board with responsibility for the Global Sales and Service division.
Mr Tyrell joined Claas UK as a management trainee over 30 years ago and since then has held a number of positions in Product Management, Marketing and Sales departments within the company.
In 2008, he was appointed regional director with responsibility for sales within the British Isles, in addition to a number of importer markets, including Oceania, prior to becoming CEO of CLAAS UK in 2011. As part of this role, he has also been a long time member of the Region Western Europe management team.
Christian Radons takes on global sales responsibility
Christian Radons will be joining the Group Executive Board at Claas with responsibility for the global Sales and Service division. He succeeds Bernd Ludewig, who will take on new activities outside the company.
“We would like to thank Bernd Ludewig for his successful development work as regional managing director in Eastern Europe and his four years of committed service on the Group Executive Board,” explains Thomas Böck, Chairman of Claas’ Group Executive Board. “We are also very pleased that with Christian Radons, we have been able to internally recruit an experienced and imaginative manager for this important task.”