Tallis Amos Group (TAG) has appointed Tom Shakeshaft as its agricultural gross sales director for the west space.

Based on the agricultural, turf and residential equipment provider, Shakeshaft has spent 17 years related to John Deere merchandise and most lately spent two years as managing director of a Fendt supplier overlaying Shropshire, Cheshire and mid Wales.

TAG gross sales and used-equipment director, Simon Amos, stated the corporate has plans to spice up its income, and Shakesahft’s appointment highlights this.

“Now we have plans to double our turnover to £120 million inside 4 years. This appointment illustrates the ambition of the corporate and our need to recruit first-class individuals to assist drive this journey,” he stated.

“Ben and I’ve recognized Tom for over 15 years. His sturdy relationships, intensive information of the agricultural business and distinctive product information make him the best individual to assist TAG ship its subsequent stage of continued development.”

Shakeshaft stated he was delighted to affix TAG and is wanting ahead to working with the staff.

“I’m delighted to affix TAG, I’ve recognized Simon and Ben for a few years, and I’m wanting ahead to working with them and the remainder of staff,” he stated.

“Tallis Amos has an ideal fame all through the realm it covers, and my precedence shall be to assist the staff set up themselves to ship excellent gross sales and repair within the new Shropshire space.”

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TAG was shaped in 2012 when two John Deere dealerships, Alexander & Duncan and Chris Tallis Farm Equipment, joined forces.

The corporate presently operates 5 depots within the West Midlands and Wales at Evesham, Kemble, Leominster, Llanllwni and Narberth.

TAG employs a staff of 160 individuals together with an after-sales staff and gross sales representatives.

The announcement of Shakeshaft’s appointment follows the corporate’s current information concerning an growth into Shropshire after Rea Valley Tractors (RVT) to resign the John Deere franchise.

Its 40,000ft2 depot primarily based in Allscott close to Telford will open subsequent month.