Perkins announces new regional sales directors for the Americas and EAME


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Tuesday August 25, 2020

Bill Giunta named Americas sales director; Richard Hemmings appointed as EAME sales director

Perkins Engines Company Limited is pleased to announce that Bill Giunta has accepted the position of Americas sales director, leading  industrial engine sales execution for Perkins products within the Americas region. 

Bill, who recently served as the company’s product and technical support manager, will also work closely with Perkins distributors across the region to further the delivery of distribution excellence to all Perkins-powered customers.

“Bill has an extensive background in commercial, sales and marketing disciplines from his time at Perkins,” said Jaz Gill, Perkins Vice President of global sales, marketing, service and parts. “With his experience in leading diverse global teams, he is ideally suited to this position.”


Americas sales director Bill Giunta (left) and EAME sales director, Richard Hemmings.

Americas sales director Bill Giunta (left) and EAME sales director, Richard Hemmings.

Following Trevor Toulson’s retirement, Richard Hemmings has been promoted to the position of EAME sales director. Richard is responsible for sales to direct Electric Power (EP) original equipment manufacturers and Perkins distributors in EAME.

Most recently, Richard was EP sales manager in EAME, where his notable achievements included a strengthening of relationships with Perkins’ large EP original equipment manufacturers. Those stronger relatonships resulted in closer collaboration and business growth.

“Richard is passionate about ensuring our customers thrive and his customer-focused approach is key to our joint success,” said Jaz. “He also has a proven ability to establish and articulate a clear direction with his teams and a focus on delivering results.”

Bill continues to be based at the Seguin, Texas, facility in the U.S., while Richard is located at the Peterborough, UK, facility.