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Sawada to lead management team of Tadano Europe

December 14, 2022  By Don Horne

Kenichi Sawada

Kenichi Sawada will take over the management of Tadano Europe, succeeding Jens Ennen.

With Kenichi Sawada, an internationally experienced manager and proven expert in the industry is taking over the management of Tadano Europe, having previously headed Tadano Faun GmbH in Germany.  As a member of Tadano’s senior management team, Sawada was most recently Head of Global Operations. In this role, he has worked hand-in-hand with Jens Ennen over the past few years to restructure Tadano’s European operations.

In a transitional phase, Jens Ennen will continue to serve Kenichi Sawada and Tadano Europe as an advisor to ensure a smooth transition. According to Tadano, Ennen is leaving his position to “pursue other opportunities.”

“We want to thank Jens Ennen for his cooperation and contributions, especially for the major role he played in shaping the future of Tadano Europe over the past years,” sayss Toshiaki Ujiie, President and CEO of the Tadano Group.


OneTadano corporate strategy continues

“We will continue to expand our product line, improve the Tadano customer experience, contribute to community development in line with our social responsibility, and further advance our business activities to protect the global environment,” says Sawada. “I am very proud to be trusted with this responsibility and I look forward to working with the team in Europe, continuing the good work that has been started.”

With the OneTadano concept, the Tadano Group is pooling the strength of its global teams, streamlining corporate management, and optimizing its global production system.

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