Robert Franklin appointed as interim director of sales and marketing in the Americas
ROBERT Franklin has been appointed as interim director of sales and marketing, Americas, at Terex Trucks. Based in California, he will report to Paul Douglas, director and general manager of Terex Trucks.
With more than 25 years’ experience in the construction industry, Mr Franklin’s role will be to execute Terex Trucks’ marketing strategy to grow the business and implement disciplines to drive interaction between dealers and customers.
He previously held the position of regional sales manager and was responsible for service distribution for Terex Trucks in eight of the western states of the US and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
Prior to this, he worked as an equipment salesman for both Nikkel Equipment Co. and Pioneer Equipment. He joined Terex Corporation in 2002, working first as a compact equipment salesman before moving into the heavy industry division in 2006.
Commenting on Mr Franklin’s new appointment, Paul Douglas said: ‘Over the years, Robert has shown strong leadership skills and it’s a pleasure to have him take charge of the sales and marketing team in the Americas.
‘He has a wealth of knowledge about the industry and strives to establish lasting partnerships with both customers and dealers, which makes him a great fit for the position.’