Kawasaki Motors Corp U.S.A. Engines Division, Grand Rapids, Michigan, has named Todd Sytsma to manager of the OEM department. Sytsma has worked as an OEM sales manager at Kawasaki for the past four years.
Sytsma’s primary responsibilities will include the growth and maintenance of the brand’s business-to-business sales working with U.S.-based companies. He will oversee the day-to-day operations of Kawasaki’s OEM department while providing guidance and support to sales managers, administrators and coordinators. Included in his responsibilities will be regular interaction with the vice president of the division, concentrating on the development and implementation of strategic department and division initiatives.
“Todd’s experience provides him with the perfect foundation to collaboratively grow Kawasaki’s OEM presence,” says Nelson Wilner, vice president. “His in-depth knowledge of our products, our programs and our ongoing efforts to support industry partners will be a major contributor to future brand achievements.”
A graduate of Calvin University, Sytsma previously served in various sales and management roles in the industrial support category prior to joining Kawasaki.