DENTON, Texas — Maruyama U.S. announced the hiring of Ben Anderson as regional sales manager. Anderson will represent the Maruyama product line in the western region of North America. He resides in Gilroy, Calif.
A sales professional with more than 10 years of field experience, Anderson has an extensive background selling and servicing pumps for agriculture purposes. He also has sales and technical experience with pumps and sprayer sales within the chemical application industry, and several OPE handheld product lines including Stihl, Echo, and Shindaiwa.
Prior to joining Maruyama, Anderson was the Parts & OPE Department Manager at C&N Tractor located in Paso Robles, Calif., and Berchtold Equipment Company in Santa Maria, Calif. Besides being responsible for maintaining a well stocked parts inventory and product merchandising, Anderson was instrumental in training the sales staff at both operations in understanding the application limitations of pumps, and developing sales strategies on qualifying customers to match them with the best product for their specific applications and for increased sales at the retail level.
According to Leif Ringstad, Maruyama U.S. General Manager, “Maruyama is thrilled to have someone of Ben’s caliber join our sales team. He is a real professional. Ben possesses in-depth product knowledge and a technical acumen for both the pump industry and with handheld equipment. The combination will prove a tremendous benefit for our customers. In addition, Ben is well known for a strong work ethic, effective communication, and customer follow-up; all attributes we regard very highly at Maruyama.”
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