Alan Beech, Director of UK and Irish Operations at Deutz AG is pleased to announce the recruitment of Christopher Payne. He has joined as Engine Sales Team Leader to complete the company's Leadership Team.  

Chris has a formal M&E trained background and joined the commercial world through engine manufacturer Kubota, where he rose through the ranks from Area Sales Engineer to Sales & Marketing Manager.  

Chris's appointment will strengthen the existing Leadership Team to drive the business forward. Alan commented: "With the combined strength of the team, we now have the structure in place to grow the business, by adding value to the existing reputation that Deutz AG has in the industry for well engineered products."

As one of the world's leading independent manufacturers of diesel and gas engines, DEUTZ has an overall product range extending from 9kW to 500kW, with models suitable for a wide variety of markets and applications, including the construction, quarrying, mining, materials handling, agricultural, ground care, industrial and airport ground handling equipment sectors.

The company's engines are widely used by many leading OEMs for excavators, wheeled loaders, access platforms, compactors, cranes, crushers, screeners, compressors, lift trucks, tractors, ride-on mowers, chippers, shredders, gensets and other off-highway mobile plant.

Sales, service and product back-up is available through the DEUTZ UK centrally located Cannock, Staffordshire facility; supported by a dedicated nationwide team of factory trained Service Engineers, equipped with a fleet of mobile workshops, together with a network of specialist appointed local distributors.

For more information about the DEUTZ compact engines range contact: DEUTZ AG-UK Branch, Deutz House, Willow Park, Burdock Close, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 7FQ.  Tel:  01543 438900.  Fax:  01543 438932.  Email:  web:

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Photo Caption: Chris Payne, Engine Sales Team Leader, DEUTZ AG – UK Branch

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