Paul de Jong (51) has joined German trailer manufacturer Kögel as the brand’s new European Exports Manager.
In this newly created position, de Jong will mainly be looking after key accounts in Western Europe and report directly to Sales Director, Wolfgang Schuster. According to Kögel, he will be directly available to customers to analyse their specific needs and to advise them on the Kögel product portfolio.
Paul was born in the Netherlands and has many years of experience in the commercial vehicle industry. Before joining Kögel, De Jong held the position of European Sales Director with an internationally active manufacturer of trailer axles. Prior to this, he worked for some of the world's leading trailer rental companies, also in management positions. He thus has a comprehensive knowledge of the industry and products in the commercial vehicle market and knows all the major customers.
“The creation of this new position is yet another important step towards improving Kögel's sales structure,” said Wolfgang Schuster, Sales Director at Kögel.
“I am very much looking forward to this exciting task,” said Paul de Jong, European Exports Manager at Kögel. “It is my aim to join my colleagues in further increasing Kögel's market share in Western Europe and to establish long-term partnerships.”