Luke Gardiner has been appointed as Irish Parts Manager for Argo Tractors Ireland, for whom he’ll work with the Landini & McCormick brands.
A native of Eyrecourt in County Galway, and skilled in business relations, sales management, E-commerce, marketing and logistics, Luke moved to France aged 13 when his parents purchased a farm in the Limousin region in south central France.
A graduate of the Montluçon-Larequille School of Agriculture where he obtained the French equivalent of the Green Certificate, Luke returned to Ireland in 2017 to work as French sales rep for Quality Tractor Parts.
In recent years, Luke has worked for Ned Murphy Tractors/Massey Salvage – a busy Massey Ferguson parts business in Enniscorthy, County Wexford – where Luke created and launched its parts website in addition to increasing the company’s level of domestic and international sales.
Last July, Argo Tractors Ireland Ltd was launched at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show held at Punchestown Racecourse, underlining its commitment to promoting the Landini and McCormick brands throughout the island.
Said Luke Gardiner: “I’m delighted to have joined the Argo Tractors Ireland team. This is an internationally acclaimed brand featuring the best in efficient and contemporary products along with cutting edge technological and digital innovations. Genuine part sale, technical service and spare part provision will form the centrepiece of my work with Argo.”
Luke added: “Through our relationships with agricultural specialists throughout the country, Argo Tractors Ireland will ensure that our Irish customers receive the highest level of service.”
Welcoming Luke to the team, Argo Tractors Ireland Country Manager Kevin Phelan said: “Luke’s experience and ambition will contribute to expanding the parts side of our business. Meanwhile, Luke’s presence on the ground will significantly enhance the support for our dealer network and the overall service level throughout the Irish market.”
Argo Tractors, which is among Europe’s leading tractor brands, is Headquartered in Fabbrico in the northern Italian province of Reggio Emilia, 60 kilometres north west of Bologna.
If you would like to contact Luke, you can call him on 087- 4874737 or email firstname.lastname@example.org