Kawasaki Engines names new OEM sales manager


Todd Sytsma

Kawasaki Engines, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A, recently hired Grand Rapids native Todd Sytsma as an OEM sales manager. In his new role, Sytsma will oversee relationships with the OEM community.

Most recently, Sytsma worked for Michigan-based Visual Workplace, Inc. in both sales and distribution management roles. He has also held sales posts in the office furniture industry.

“Todd’s mix of both inside and outside sales experience will bring a valued perspective to his position with Kawasaki,” said Kurt Forrest, director of OEM sales, Kawasaki Engines. “Part of our continuing focus on satisfying the needs of our OEM business partners is making sure that the interface between our company and theirs is as seamless as possible.”

Sytsma holds a business administration degree from Calvin College. He and his wife have a young daughter.