Hipwell said he has been engaged with Tsurumi for quite some time, and that the company’s reputation for quality products and for fostering a collaborative relationship with its customers attracted him to the position.
“It’s a job I feel pretty comfortable getting into,” he said. “Every step of my career has led me to this. I look forward to utilizing my technical and teaching experience to help Tsurumi customers solve their unique challenges.”
As a Regional Sales Manager, Hipwell will oversee pump sales for the Northwest, source equipment and materials, and work with distributors to boost efficiency and customer support in the region.
Chuck Rickman, Tsurumi’s Vice President of Sales, said Hipwell's deep knowledge of the industry will help Tsurumi reach its goals.
“Tyrone is a fantastic addition to our team,” he said. “He enjoys working with customers and cultivating productive relationships. I’m impressed with his technical background and understanding of our products. He fits our culture, and we look forward to working with him.”