New managing director for Kubota Australia and NZ

Kubota has appointed a new managing director, Tetsu Kojima, to lead the brand’s Australia and New Zealand

Tetsu has worked with the agriculture and construction machinery giant for 33 years and is joining the team from his previous role as US general manager for sales and market department in the Construction Machinery Division.

"Australia and New Zealand are world leaders in agriculture, and I’m thrilled to be part of Kubota’s journey in expanding its product offering and presence in the region," says Tetsu.

"Our customers are diverse, whether it be on farms, construction sites, golf courses, or backyards across Australia. They need to know they have a partner that has their back. Kubota is valued for its reliability and ongoing machinery support and will be a focus as we continue to grow."


He added that while the construction and agriculture industries are booming across Australia New Zealand, ensuring resilient supply chains in the face of global instability and delivering products Australians can rely on is forefront.

"Across our business—from sales and marketing, to service, quality assurance, parts, engineering, and administration—we are committed to working across every segment to provide value to our customers.

"We are focused on fostering good partnerships with dealers, including training and quality assurance services and keeping ahead of technology advancements through our R&D and innovation.

"Growing our presence in the construction sector will be a key source of growth for the business."

Kubota general manager, sales and marketing, Malcolm Owens, said Tetsu’s appointment would provide fantastic insights for Kubota’s local future growth plans.

"We are thrilled to have Mr Kojima on our shores to share his global expertise and help serve the ANZ market.

"With extensive experience in the agriculture and construction machinery space, we are eager to expand our products and services under his leadership."

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