Bruce Daughters has been named regional manager at Vanderfield Pty Ltd. in Queensland, Australia. He will be based in Toowoomba and will provide leadership in the development and deployment of the business plan for the eastern Queensland operations.
Daughters has been with RDO Equipment Co. since November 2004. In that time he has served in several management positions focused on sales and store operations. He has most recently served as a regional general manager in South Dakota overseeing the Aberdeen, Redfield, and Webster stores. He is a graduate of Winner, S.D., and Northern State University.
“I have enjoyed working with the strong teams in South Dakota providing our customers a high level of customer service. I enjoy working with and learning from our customers and I look forward to the new challenges and opportunities in Australia,” commented Daughters.
Bruce Vandersee, Vanderfield CEO, stated, “We are excited to have Bruce as part of the great Vanderfield team. We are in an exciting growth phase with many new team members. Bruce will be providing leadership to a key group of long term and brand new teams. His RDO Equipment Co. experience will be invaluable.”
RDO Equipment Co. and the Vandersee family joined in a partnership in Vanderfield in 2012. Since that time, Vanderfield has added six new stores for a total of 13 and represents John Deere, Toyota, Hino, and Western Star.