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TESAB names Lee Johns as its new sales director

July 19, 2022  By  Don Horne

TESAB Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Johns as Sales Director.

“Working previously for a global organization such as JCB allows me to quickly implement the structures and processes needed to move TESAB into a new era of growth. There are tremendous opportunities in the crushing & screening sectors for new distributors, partners and customers and I can’t wait to get started on what will be an exciting journey,” said Johns.

Johns joins the TESAB team with over a decade invested in the heavy equipment industry, most recently as General Manager, JCB Financial Solutions. Dedicating most of his time at JCB developing dealer, distributor and finance partner relationships, he has developed unique insights through roles in sales, commercial and financial solutions.

“Lee’s experience within the heavy equipment industry will allow him easily integrate into our existing dealer network while creating new relationships and distribution channels to keep pace with rising demand for our equipment worldwide,” said Ben Frettsome, VP of TESAB, part of the McCloskey Business Unit within the Metso Outotec organization. “We look forward to continuing and building on this momentum in a meaningful way to contribute to the business success of our partners and customers.”


Johns brings this experience to the TESAB business to accelerate their growth aspirations in the short, medium and long term, and will lead the sales organization within the TESAB business and will work closely with current distribution network as well as identifying & recruiting potential new dealers in his new role.

Johns will be based out of the United Kingdom. The appointment is effective immediately.

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