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New Branch Manager Named for Murphy Tractor and Equipment Co., Inc.

September 6, 2012

Park City, KS (September 6, 2012) – Chris Mears has been named Branch Manager for two Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., locations: Canton, OH and Poland, OH. He has more than six years of product support experience, specifically in training, oil analysis, Customer Support Advisor management, IT4 Technology and JDLink™, at a John Deere construction dealership, and sales experience in mining supply equipment.

Mears is a Certified Equipment Support Professional, and he has multiple John Deere product support certifications. He attended Stark State College, in North Canton, OH, and the University of Akron, in Akron, OH. “This increased management focus, and Chris’ considerable local experience and industry knowledge, will enable us to better serve our customers, and continue to grow our business in the important metro areas of Akron, Canton and Youngstown.” said Mike Slinger, Midwest Region Manager.

Murphy Tractor and Equipment Co., Inc., one of John Deere’s largest North American construction equipment dealer organizations, is headquartered in Park City, KS. The organization has 28 locations throughout the mid-western states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Nebraska. Find out more at:

Chris Mears poses in front of John Deere tractor.

Tags: Chris Mears, Branch Manager, Announcement.

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