Tallis Amos Group (TAG) has announced the appointment of Tom Shakeshaft as its new Agricultural Sales Director for the West area.
Mr Shakeshaft has spent 17 years working with John Deere products and, most recently, was managing director of a Fendt dealer covering Shropshire, Cheshire and mid-Wales for two years. He said, “I am delighted to join TAG, I have known Simon and Ben for many years, and I am looking forward to working with them and the rest of team. Tallis Amos has a great reputation throughout the area it covers, and my priority will be to help the team establish themselves to deliver outstanding sales and service in the new Shropshire area.”
Simon Amos, TAG sales & used equipment director, said: “We have plans to double our turnover to £120m within four years. This appointment illustrates the ambition of the company and our desire to recruit first class people to help drive this journey.
“Ben and I have known Tom for over 15 years. His strong relationships, extensive knowledge of the Agricultural industry and exceptional product knowledge make him the ideal person to help TAG deliver its next stage of continued growth.”
TAG’s announcement comes following the company’s recent expansion into Shropshire and the opening of the new 40,000 square foot depot based at Allscott, near Telford in May 2023.
TAG was formed in 2012 when John Deere dealerships, Alexander & Duncan and Chris Tallis Farm Machinery, joined forces. The company currently operates five depots in the West Midlands and Wales at Evesham, Kemble (TAG’s East Area), Leominster, Llanllwni and Narberth (TAG’s West Area). A team of 160 employees include skilled after-sales teams and experienced sales representatives. TAG has a comprehensive range of other machinery partners including Kramer, Pottinger, Sumo, Pichon, Shelbourne Reynolds, Sulky, AW & Bailey Trailers and many more.