Krone UK adds four new faces to its team

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Krone UK has appointed a new national product manager and three territory managers to help steer the company and its product portfolio as it continues to grow.

Ben Davies has joined the team as product manager after 20 years at CNH Industrial in a variety of roles, from technical training to after sales territory management in the UK market, as well as factory technical support and engineering. Prior to leaving CNH, Mr Davies’ role was focused on global product management and marketing for the tractor business.

He said: “Krone is a key player in the agricultural machinery sector, with the broadest line-up of hay and forage machinery on offer. We’ve a strong emphasis on research and development based on customer needs, putting the business at the forefront of innovation. I’m delighted to be working with such a forward-thinking team and have the opportunity to support the growth of the company.”

Liam Featherstone, is based in the Peak District and has taken on the role of territory product support manager, covering Wales and central England. He has previously worked in field services for dealerships and manufacturers, such as B&B Tractors and Grimme UK. He has also specialised in sugarbeet machinery, and worked on pre-production projects and product line development, while also assisting regional dealerships.

Jonathan Miller has joined the team as territory product support manager, for the South West. He has over 25 years’ experience working in specialist field service and technical support roles nationwide for global agricultural machinery businesses, spending the last decade working at AGCO, with Challenger and Fendt brands.

Charlie Thornton-James has joined the business as a territory sales manager, also for the South West. Based in Dorset, he has worked with contractors for over 15 years, having spent three seasons in New Zealand. Since then, he has been working for manufacturers and built strong relations with dealers in the area.

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