Dave Roberts Leaves Kubota for Hitachi

In a move which will no doubt surprise many, Dave Roberts has left his position as Managing Director of Kubota UK to take up a position as CEO of Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK), a subsidiary company of Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe).

Commenting briefly on his appointment, effective from April 1st 2018, Roberts said, “I’m really excited to be joining Hitachi. My new role will not only allow me to expand on my own experience, but also build on the incredible success that the experienced HCMUK team have enjoyed in the past.”

It is understood that Kazunari Shimokawa, President of Kubota Europe and also Executive Vice President of the European Tractor Business Unit, will act as the interim Managing Director of Kubota (U.K.) for the time being.

Source: Agri Machinery Trade News.