Andy Curtis has been appointed Global Direct OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) Sales Director at Perkins Engines Company Limited.
Responsible for global engine sales, parts and customer relationships with our global direct OEMs, Andy who joined Perkins in 1989, will lead all commercial activities for Perkins engines sold directly to customers who have a global footprint.
In his new role, Andy will continue to ensure Perkins customers experience consistently exceptional levels of service and support.
Over the years, Andy has held numerous customer facing positions at the company. One of his most notable achievements was his role in successfully delivering the 1206 engine products from concept into full production. He has also built strong relationships throughout the industry across a wide variety of customers and with the agricultural media in his role as head judge of the annual Perkins Power on the Farm Award.
“This cross functional knowledge of the Perkins business, coupled with his strong industry relationships, will be a great asset in his new role,” stated Jaz Gill, Perkins Vice President for Sales, Marketing, Service and Aftermarket Parts. “Andy’s background and in-depth knowledge of the agricultural sector, gleaned over many years, also make him the ideal person to define and deliver Perkins’ agricultural strategy, to ensure we continue to work alongside our customers and grow in this important market.”
“This is a wonderful opportunity to lead a team which is working so closely with our global customers, to help them expand and secure new business growth around the world,” said Andy. “The forthcoming EU Stage V emission standards are creating opportunities for us and our customers to collaborate and deliver significant added value and end user benefits to the next generation of machines.”