Takeuchi names sales, business managers

Takeuchi Manufacturing U.S. appointed John J. Vranches as the national sales manager of its North American sales operations and Bruce Anderson as the regional business manager for the Northwest territory.

Vranches will lead the company’s initiative to establish continued market leadership within the Compact Construction Equipment industry segment. Previously, Vranches was a regional business manager of both the company’s Mid-Atlantic and Northeast divisions. He replaces Mike Ross, who serves as Takeuchi’s director of operations.

Anderson will cover areas from Arizona to Alaska and as far east as Colorado. He will be responsible for developing current and new activity in this region. Anderson has a background in areas such as mechanical engineering, commercial oceanic diving and dirt equipment sales. He has experience at Atlas Copco and Komatsu America.

Takeuchi is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of compact track loaders, compact excavators and compact wheel loaders.