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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Cotton to Assistant Sales & Operations Manager, Dallas

JP Cotton
JP Cotton
DALLAS, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotion of JP Cotton to the role of Assistant Sales & Operations Manager for the Dallas branch. Cotton will be responsible for supporting Sales & Operations Manager Chad Cox with the day-to-day operational needs of the Dallas branch and providing increased focus on growing additional sales opportunities. This new position for Cotton will help Kirby-Smith expand capabilities in the DFW Market and will also serve as a developmental role, reflecting the company's commitment to raising the next generation of leaders.

Cotton started his career at KSM in 2017 as a Territory Manager and has served the past several years on the Kirby-Smith finance team, with a focus on West Texas and industrial equipment. With 16 years of experience in the heavy equipment industry, spanning both the manufacturer and distributor sides, Cotton brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role.

“I don’t have the words for what this opportunity means to me, except there’s nothing like KSM anywhere else out there, and I’m excited to work with Chad and do my part to help lead the charge in Dallas,” Cotton said. “One of our core foundations is family first, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to now be a lot closer to my own family in DFW. But more than anything, I want to say thank you to my Kirby-Smith family.”

“This new position of Assistant Sales & Operations Manager will allow him to further hone and develop his skills as a manager, and I look forward to seeing what he does with this new opportunity,” said Gavin Cole, Kirby-Smith's Executive Vice President of Sales.

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