Drill and cultivation equipment company Sumo has made several new appointments to strengthen its UK and worldwide operations. Robbie Polson joins the team as southern area technical sales manager.  He’ll be working closely with distributors, introducing new products and changes to both drills and cultivators, planning stocking and taking orders. The next appointment sees Will Wainwright leave the design office at Melbourne where he’s spent the past six years working on drill design, to become the company’s drill specialist. He’ll be managing demos, talking to potential customers, attending open days and sorting out any issues customers may have with getting the maximum benefit from their machines. Rob Atkins, now Mid-counties area technical sales manager, has spent the past three years with Sumo and is looking forward to pass on the knowledge he has learnt through demonstrating the drill and cultivation equipment. Christian Townend moves on from his role as the last set of eyes on the assembly line to become Northern area technical sales manager (north of the Humber bridge to the tip of Northern Scotland). Finally, Karen Wealleans has worked at Sumo for around 15 years, and the company was founded by her husband Shaun.Karen takes on the role of sales co-ordinator, providing central, office-based support for the sales team, for order taking and liaises with production to make sure order dates are achieved. “This gives us a very strong and stable team,” says managing director Simon Herring.  “The business is going from strength to strength, and we’ve some exciting new developments in the pipeline.”