DUBLIN, Ireland 18 April 2011: IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for used heavy equipment, today announced the appointment of Simon Rodgers as Northern European Sales Director covering UK, Ireland, Germany, Benelux, Scandinavia, Central & Eastern Europe.
Simon Rodgers joins IronPlanet from Volvo London Truck & Bus where he served as Sales Director. Prior to this role, he was initially Sales Director (UK & Ireland) and more recently Sales Director (Worldwide Heavyline and Compaction) for JCB Group. Simon Rodgers has also formerly held senior sales management positions with DaimlerChrysler and Toyota.
Tom Cornell, IronPlanet Managing Director Europe added: “We are delighted to welcome Simon to our European Sales Team. It is a pleasure to bring someone on board with such deep experience in the construction machinery sector and such a varied network of contacts throughout northern Europe.”
Commenting on his appointment, Simon Rodgers said: “During my time at JCB and Volvo, I became increasingly aware of IronPlanet as the leading marketplace for used construction machinery. With global auctions every week and a faster time to cash IronPlanet offers a more efficient marketplace for sellers.”