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Waratah Forestry
Announcing new leadership for North American market
Waratah Forestry Equipment has appointed Elliott Little to the position of Manager of North American Waratah Distribution.
As part of his new role, Little will be responsible for managing the North American Waratah business and leading distribution teams in the United States and Canada.
“Elliott is an industry veteran who has extensive experience in the forestry industry,” said Heather Robinson, general manager of Worldwide Distri- bution for Waratah. “His previous roles will allow him to transition seam- lessly into his new position, ensuring that Waratah customers will continue to receive the same quality products and high level of service and support they have come to expect from the Waratah team.”
Little started his career working for a Canadian forest products company with its woodlands division in northern Ontario and Quebec. From there he joined John Deere and moved through various forestry sales and cus- tomer support assignments in Eastern Canada. He then held the position of Product Marketing Manager for Forestry Products before broadening his skill base in assignments as Manager of the Commercial Development for the western U.S. & Hitachi and Manager of Discount & Incentive Programs for John Deere Construction & Forestry. Little’s most recent role was Divi- sion Manager of Customer Support for John Deere Construction and Forestry’s southeastern U.S. division.
“I’m excited about the opportunity to work with the rest of the Waratah team in North America to continue to deliver industry leading service and support and high-quality, innovative, and proven products developed with customer-driven focus,” said Little.
For more information about this announcement, contact Amy Jones at 410-821-8220 or
About Waratah Forestry Equipment
Waratah Forestr y Equipment, headquar tered in Rotorua, New Zealand, has served the global forestry industry for more than 40 years, manufacturing har- vesting, processing and heads as well as harvester and forwarder cranes in its state-of-the-art facilities in New Zealand and Finland. The company’s exten- sive support and parts distribution network, rigorous global application testing, advanced manufacturing systems and sophisticated quality measures delivers customers with durable and reliable forestry equip- ment that is Built to Work. For more information, visit

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