Atlanta, GA (March 29, 2022): Takeuchi-US has named Joseph Funk as its new regional business manager (RBM) for the Mid-Atlantic region. Funk will be responsible for all sales development and activity in that multi-state region, including dealer development, dealer recruitment, inventory control, forecasting, program promotion and communication.
“Joseph has a lot of enthusiasm and a real knack for building customer relationships,” said John Vranches, national sales manager for Takeuchi-US. “He has a combination of sales, management, and customer service experience that make him a great fit for the position and our team. We’re pleased to have him join the Takeuchi family.”
Based in Gainesville, Georgia, Funk comes to Takeuchi from his former role as a sales manager for Fieldale Farms, a large food distributor. Prior to his tenure there, Funk worked in a number of customer service and inside sales roles including Neff Rental, a construction equipment rental company.
“Takeuchi is a growing company, and I’m really looking forward to helping them achieve and exceed their sales goals in the Mid-Atlantic region,” said Funk. “Over the past few years, I’ve sharpened my heavy equipment knowledge, and I look forward to working with Takeuchi dealers and introducing their customers to the many benefits that they can enjoy when they purchase Takeuchi machines.”