Friday 30 November 2012
Festool Power Tools has appointed three new members of staff in the sales team and marketing department, increasing their total staff number to 36.
Frank Geddes joins as Business Unit Wood Manager, supporting on the road sales team and development of key accounts. Frank joins us from PPG Paints and previous to this was Sales Manager for Paslode.
Following a career at Chubb Fire and Security, and more recently Hilti Power Tools, Matt Flower joins as Territory Sales Manager for London and the Home Counties, where he will be responsible for 25 dealers. His appointment brings to total on the road sales team for Festool, to 15.
Kimberly Moss brings the Marketing team up to six members. Kimberly has previously worked in marketing and sales for both the power tool industry and software, and is currently studying for her MBA at Durham University. Kimberly brings knowledge of promotions, events and development planning and strategy, for both company and employees to the marketing team.
Commenting on the recent appointments, Stephen Bagshaw, Sales and Marketing Director for Festool UK said, "With these three new appointments, we can really look ahead to months ahead with confidence. During 2012 we have seen tremendous growth through sales of our power tools, with growth of 21% to date, and we expect this to well continue into 2013. I extend my welcome to all three new members and wish them the best of luck for their career at Festool."
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