TAG confirms new Shropshire sales team

  • Tallis Amos Group (TAG) has confirmed three sales appointments for its new depot in Shropshire at Allscott between Shrewsbury and Telford
  • The announcement follows TAG’s confirmation in July that it had been appointed as the John Deere dealer to cover Shrewsbury and Newport in Shropshire
  • The new depot is due to open in October 2022

James Potter has joined TAG from Rea Valley Tractors (RVT) as Depot Sales Manager. From a farming family in Shropshire, James attended Harper Adams and worked at McConnel before joining RVT in 2007. With 15 years of experience with the John Deere portfolio and a passion for Forage Harvesters and Precision Ag, James is perfectly qualified to help TAG earn farmers’ and contractors’ business & trust in the months and years ahead.

James said: “After 15 happy years at RVT, I’m looking forward to working with owners Ben Tallis and Simon Amos and the rest of the team. With over 40 years of experience running a John Deere dealership, like my family they have very deep roots in selling and supporting John Deere products.

“All the team at Tallis Amos have been very welcoming and I look forward to dealing with customers new and old from our new Allscott Depot.”

Joining James will be Gareth Williams and Dan Mallard. Gareth has 25 years of experience in agricultural machinery, with the last 15 at RVT. As well as sales in south Shropshire he will have a wider group role as a TAG combine specialist helping to develop combine sales in Shropshire and Herefordshire.

Dan Mallard will join the team and be responsible for sales around the Newport area. For the last six years, Dan has been working for Krone UK as a Territory Manager for central England and Wales, this experience will also help Dan in his additional role of forager and grassland sales specialist in Shropshire and Herefordshire.

TAG was formed in 2012 when two long-standing John Deere dealerships, Alexander & Duncan and Chris Tallis Farm Machinery joined forces. The company traces its roots back to 1912 and has been supporting farming businesses in the West Midlands for over 100 years, with 56 years as John Deere agents. Currently operating four depots in the West Midlands and Wales at Evesham, Kemble, Leominster and Narberth, TAG also has plans to open an additional site near Lampeter in November this year. Employing a team of 140, including skilled after-sales teams and experienced sales representatives, TAG has a comprehensive range of other machinery partners including Kramer, Pottinger, Sumo, Pichon, Shelbourne Reynolds, Sulky, AW & Bailey Trailers and many more.