Ponsse Appoints Samuel Vidgren Area Manager For The U.S.
Samuel Vidgren has started working as the Area Manager responsible for Ponsse’s dealer network in the U.S. on February 1. Vidgren’s task will be to strongly support and develop Ponsse’s dealer network in the U.S., so that Ponsse can offer the best customer experience in the industry to its customers now and in the future.
In his new position, Vidgren will report to Jussi Hentunen, Director responsible for Ponsse’s dealer network, and his workplace will be in Vieremä, Finland. The development of the dealer network in the U.S. is carried out in close cooperation with Ponsse North America. Samuli Heikola, who was previously responsible for the dealer network, will continue working for Ponsse North America as a Business Development Manager.
Vidgren has worked at Ponsse in various capacities concerning sales and marketing, among other tasks. In December 2022, he graduated from the University of Tampa in the U.S. as a Master of Business Administration (MBA), specializing in international business and management.
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