LiuGong UK appoint new key account manager
Stephen Ternent takes on responsibility for developing Europe mining and quarrying business
LGUK (LiuGong UK) have appointed Stephen Ternent as their European key account manager for mining and quarrying, effective 2 March 2020. Based out of the UK, he will be responsible for developing business with LiuGong’s key accounts in mining and quarrying in the UK and Europe.
‘We are delighted to welcome Stephen to the team,’ said LGUK operations director Steven Ford. ‘He brings with him many years’ experience in the mining and quarrying industry and I’m confident he will be a significant asset to our business as we step up our focus on the mining and quarry business.’
Before joining LGUK, Mr Ternent was regional manager at Babcock for seven years, where he was responsible for after-sales to key account quarry groups in the UK. He also served as regional plant manager for Tarmac for nine years with effective responsibility for running their fleet of equipment for the north of England and Scotland.
Mr Ternent began his career as an apprentice with Caterpillar before moving on to field service and then into depot management, where he was responsible for Finning’s Northern branch operation, with particular emphasis on mines, quarries and waste.
Commenting on his new appointment, Mr Ternent said: ‘I’m looking forward to joining the LiuGong family and getting involved in a new area of business focus for LiuGong in Europe. I see this as a great opportunity to develop a newly created position within a familiar industry.’