TORRANCE, Calif. – Kubota Tractor Corporation is expanding the roles of several of its senior leaders. The changes are effective immediately and reflect the company’s vision of strategic, customer-focused product and market expansion.
Leading the company’s national product and operations strategy is Todd Stucke, who has been named vice president, sales, marketing & product support. In this expanded role, Stucke will take on responsibility for each of the company’s product segments, including ag and turf equipment, utility vehicles and construction equipment. He will also oversee their supporting operations, including responsibility for sales, marketing, service, national accounts and dealer development.
Overseeing the company’s division operations is Alex Woods, who has been promoted from Southeast division manager to vice president, divisional operations. Woods will also continue to manage Kubota’s Southeast Division on an interim basis.
Assuming responsibility for Kubota’s personnel, administration and legal functions as vice president, human resources, legal & administration is Dan Jones. Having previously served as senior director of human resources for Kubota, Jones was promoted to this newly created role to maintain oversight of the company’s risk management and compliance matters. With an extensive background in both operations and human resources for large companies, Jones recognizes the importance of carefully managing risk.
“I am confident that we have the right people for the job,” said Masato Yoshikawa, president and CEO, Kubota Tractor Corporation. “I believe that these experienced members of our leadership team will successfully carry out Kubota’s ‘New Era’ strategy and will lead our team into an era of excellence, where employees, dealers, and customers alike will enjoy the rewards.”