MTU DETROIT Diesel Australia has appointed Hamish Christie-Johnston as its Chief Sales Officer.

As a member of the Executive Team, Mr Christie-Johnston will be responsible for the off-highway business, encompassing the engineering and marketing functions.

Mr Christie-Johnston, a qualified mechanical engineer, has experience in sales, marketing and engineering in the areas of mining, manufacturing and construction.

With a successful track record in developing sales processes and CRM system implementations, as well as strategic sales planning within business-to-business environments, he holds wide-ranging business experience; that is all backed by MBA qualifications.

“With a sound understanding of the markets in which MTU Detroit Diesel Australia operates, I believe that Hamish will make an important contribution to the business, especially given his strong leadership, relationship building, and strategic planning skills,” Rob Sisk, President and CEO – MTU Detroit Diesel Australia, said.

Mr Christie-Johnston joins MTU Detroit Diesel Australia from Rockdrill Services Australia, a privately owned mining services company, where he held the role of Chief Executive Officer.