ATLANTA, Ga. — Takeuchi-US, a global innovation leader in compact equipment, has hired Kent Cantrell as their northwest regional product manager.

Cantrell will be responsible for all development and activity for equipment sales within the Northwest region. His primary responsibilities include product training for dealer sales staff, assisting with equipment demonstrations, interaction with end users, and supporting efforts in retailing, training and growing the Takeuchi business in his territory.

Residing in Phoenix, Arizona, he brings nearly 15 years of experience in the construction equipment and related businesses. He has experience in both the sales and rental side of compact equipment.

“We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kent to our team,” said Kim Robinson, director of sales, Takeuchi-US. “Kent has a very strong background in the compact equipment industry, along with plenty of experience with our product lines. He has a dedicated work ethic that aligns with our service and support efforts, as well as those of our dealers and customers in his territory.”