Tim Coleridge retires after 45 years in the industry. header image

McConnel’s European Business Development Manager, Tim Coleridge has retired after a long and successful career within the Agricultural industry.

Tim joined McConnel in 2013 and his extensive knowledge and experience of the agricultural sector has proved invaluable developing of a host of new markets throughout Europe. 

After graduating from Bicton College of Agriculture in 1973, Tim has worked for some of the industry’s biggest names including the Dutton Forshaw Group (Westmac) and the Electrolux Group as Sales & Marketing Manager for Husqvarna UK.

In 2003, Tim joined Alamo Group Europe where he took up the position of Director of Sales & Marketing for Bomford Turner and then later as Director of Sales & Marketing for Twose of Tiverton, before finally taking up his position as European Business Development Manager for McConnel Limited.

Tim has seen a huge amount of change in the industry over the past 45 years, not least the introduction of computers, emails, and mobile phones. 

“I’ve had an exciting and challenging career that I have thoroughly enjoyed, and I would very much like to wish all the customers and colleagues I worked with every success for the future.” Tim said.

Christian Davies, Director and General Manager of Alamo Group UK’s Agricultural Division said “Alamo would like to take this opportunity to express its sincere thanks to Tim for his outstanding contribution to the business over a 17-year career with the company.  His strong leadership, broad knowledge of our industry and loyalty are highly valued and we wish him a wonderful retirement”.