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Kögel expanding business in Spain and Portugal

BURTENBACH/GERMANY, February 24, 2015 - In order to adequately meet the demand for Kögel semi-trailers in Spain and Portugal, Kögel has created the new position of Director Spain/Portugal, appointing Hector Rodriguez as its first incumbent. Thus Kögel can garantee its customers in Spain and Portugal an improved service. "The appointment of Hector Rodriguez as Sales Manager Spain/Portugal is a response to the changes in the market situation in this region," says Thomas Heckel, executive director of Kögel.

Hector Rodriguez is the new Director Spain/Portugal at Kögel

Hector Rodriguez is the new Director for Spain and Portugal at Kögel | photo: Kögel Trailer GmbH & Co. KG

Together with Edgar Rodriguez, the new regional sales manager for Spain, Hector Rodriguez is available to Spanish customers to assess their needs and to provide advice on Kögel's range of products for the forwarding and construction industries. In his new position, Hector Rodriguez will be responsible mainly for key accounts and customers in Spain and Portugal.

Hector Rodriguez, a native Spaniard, is no stranger in the sale of commercial vehicles and the goods transport industry: Before joining Kögel, Rodriguez held the position of Area Sales Manager South Europe with an internationally acting manufacturer of trailer axles. Prior to this, Rodriguez was involved in the management of various freight container sales and rental companies.

Kögel is one of Europe's leading trailer manufacturers. More than 500.000 trailers have been manufactured since the establishement of the brand in 1934. With its commercial vehicles and solutions for forwarding companies and the construction industry, the company has been offering "Made in Germany" engineering quality for more than 80 years. Besides the companies headquarter in the Bavarian town of Burtenbach factories and premises are located in Neu-Ulm (Germany), Duingen (Germany), Chocen (Czech Republic), Moscow (Russia), and St. Petersburg (Russia).