Tadano America Appoints Elkins and Krause as Regional Business Managers
HOUSTON, TX Tadano America has hired Todd Elkins as Regional Business Manager for the South region and Bob Krause for the Midwest region. Both are reporting to Ken Butz, General Manager of Sales.
"We are pleased to have Todd join the Tadano sales team," said Ken Butz. "Todd is a seasoned crane industry professional whose knowledge and experience brings strong expertise to Tadano."
Elkins served as Territory Manager for H&E Equipment Service, most recently. Previously he was a Regional Business Manager for Manitex Cranes.
"I am looking forward to the opportunity to be a part of Tadano's team," Elkins said. "Tadano has a great reputation for manufacturing high quality crane products and I look forward to helping them grow and expand their business in the south region."
"Tadano is excited to have Bob join our sales team," Butz said. "Bob's experience in and knowledge of the crane industry and his years of experience in the Midwest brings immediate value to our business and customers."
Most recently, Krause served as a sales representative for Hayden-Murphy Equipment. Prior to that he was a regional account manager/business manager for Manitowoc Cranes.
"I am looking forward to being a part of Tadano's growing presence in North America," Krause said. "Tadano has a reputation as a great crane manufacturer of the highest quality crane products on the market today. I look forward to working with the Tadano America team to continue to develop the Midwest markets."
A graduate of Lakeshore Technical College, Krause lives in Reedsville, Wisconsin.