McCloskey appoints senior sales director

By Steve Ducker10 June 2021

North American crushing and screening specialist McCloskey International has appointed Dean Lownds as senior sales director responsible for the Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.

Dean, who will be based out of the United Kingdom, has more than 20 years’ experience in the heavy equipment industry with JCB, most recently as general manager, UK dealer sales. The appointment is effective immediately.

Dean Lownds, new senior sales director at McCloskey International

In addition, he has spent time in Asia Pacific as well as the United Arab Emirates developing business across the Middle East, while his most recent roles have involved growth projects for Africa and supporting some of the largest independent equipment dealers across Europe.

“It’s clear that the aggregates processing and recycling sectors present incredible growth opportunities for both independent dealers and customers during the coming years,” said Dean Lownds.

“McCloskey International as a brand has a superb reputation around the world for its quality, responsiveness, and innovation. Combined with being a member of the Metso Outotec Group, this is a perfect time to realise the opportunity for all.”

In his new role, Dean will continue the close working relationship McCloskey enjoys with its distribution partners, as well as identifying and recruiting prospective dealers.

“Dean’s experience with the heavy equipment industry globally will allow him easily integrate into and work with our dealer network to keep pace with the rising demand for McCloskey equipment,” said John O’Neill, McCloskey’s vice president, sales and marketing.

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