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Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., Hires New Compact Equipment Sales Manager

September 5, 2014

Park City, KS (September 5, 2014) – Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., has hired Lyle Drake as a Compact Equipment Sales Manager. Lyle will be based at the Canton, Ohio store location and will specialize in promoting John Deere skid steers, compact track loaders, and compact excavators throughout northeast Ohio.

A native of Carrollton, Ohio, Drake spent four years at Kent State University where he studied Industrial Arts and was a member of the football team. He has several years of experience in the sales industry, selling all types of equipment, truck bodies and cranes. Drake is excited to be a part of the Murphy Tractor team and is looking forward to his new position. “I was attracted to Murphy Tractor because of the great reputation the company has and the John Deere brand. I am eager to begin my new role as the Compact Equipment Sales Manager in Canton and develop lasting relationships,” states Drake.

Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company, 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:

Lyle Drake smiles in checkered shirt.

Tags: Announcement, New Salesman, Lyle Drake, Compact Equipment Sales Manager.

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