Takeuchi-US last week appointed Hampton Wideman to the position of regional product manager responsible for all development and activity for equipment sales within the Southwest region. His primary goals include product training for dealer sales staff, assisting with equipment demonstrations and interaction with end users.

With more than 25 years of experience in leading operations, business development and business planning with regional and national companies, Wideman is a solutions-oriented manager with a hands-on approach that will fully support increased productivity and growth.

“Hampton has a very strong background in the landscape and green industry, plenty of experience with our products and a dedicated work ethic that will support our sales efforts, as well as those of our dealers and customers,” said John Vranches, national sales manager, Takeuchi-US.

Takeuchi is a certified manufacturer of an extensive line of compact track loaders, compact excavators and compact wheel loaders.