Compact equipment manufacturer Takeuchi-US has hired Scott Place as director of national accounts to oversee current national rental accounts and potential large fleet buyers. Place has more than 20 years of experience managing rental locations, dealer locations, and most recently the rental industry’s largest national accounts. Place will be working out of Takeuchi’s U.S. headquarters in Pendergrass, Ga.

“Scott’s experience in the construction equipment and rental industry has spanned two decades and will prove to be instrumental in growing our rental business,” said Clay Eubanks, president, Takeuchi-US. “We have confidence that Scott’s performance will be valuable for both us and our clients and that he will help continue to grow the Takeuchi brand. We’re very excited to welcome him aboard.”

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