There’s a retirement behind the appointment of the new Head of Sales at Kawasaki Engines, European Division. Lee Skinner, in fact, replaces Richard Harris (here, we talked about the reorganization he promoted), who retires at the end of quite a long career.
Lee Skinner, then, will have responsibility for all business development across Kawasaki’s European trading area, including parts of the Middle-East and Africa.
The words spoken by Lee Skinner, Head of Sales at Kawasaki Engines
«Lee joins us with a 13-year career in premium engine sales across key account and management roles, allowing us to strengthen our support and service to our customers. Richard will be greatly missed by staff and customers of the European engine department; however, we are confident that Lee will build on Richard’s successes and we anticipate an exciting future with him on board», commented Andy Pringle, Senior Product Manager and head of Kawasaki Engines in Europe.
«I am very much looking forward to working with the Kawasaki engine range. It is undoubtedly a premium and highly regarded brand in the industry. The opportunity to work with Kawasaki’s business partners to bring exceptional quality products to their markets is very exciting», added Lee Skinner about his own new role within the company.
Retirement after 31 years across UK and Europe
Richard Harris leaves Kawasaki after 31 years working for the company across UK and Europe. Initially recruited to sell ATV, Mule and engines under the area of Commercial Products, he moved to motorbike sales, before joining the European Engines Department in 2011.