Ben Burgess appoints new Director

31 July 2019 Ben Burgess News

Family run business, Ben Burgess has appointed a new member to its Board of Directors.

Ben B Turner, great-grandson to founder Ben Burgess, joined the company in 2011 as Group John Deere Sales and Marketing Manager following five years with John Deere, three of those working in Mannheim, Germany, where he was responsible for the pricing of seasonal machinery for Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Ben was instrumental in setting up Ben Burgess’ marketing department before moving to Ben Burgess GroundsCare Equipment in 2015 and, in 2017, took overall group responsibility for the department.

Ben has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the farming and grounds care businesses. He is also a committee member of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association and a senior member of their YIELD initiative.

Ben B Turner, said, “I am delighted to be joining our five Directors and look forward to taking a more strategic role in developing the business and capitalising on opportunities ahead.”

Ben Turner, Managing Director at Ben Burgess, said, “We are very pleased to be welcoming Ben to the Board. Ben’s appointment is an appropriate step for Ben Burgess as we continue to grow. He will be able to provide more assistance for the general running of the business but will also ensure we have a robust succession framework in place for years to come.”