Gordon Kerr and Tom Higginbottom Join Bunting Europe
Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd has expanded their UK sales team with the appointment of two new sales engineers. The appointments follow a period of sustained sales growth and the acquisition of Master Magnets.
Tom Higginbottom (left in the photograph) joins Bunting’s external sales team and has an engineering background, with particular knowledge of hydraulics. Tom’s focus will be face-to-face customer contact, providing onsite support and advice on solving metal contamination problems.
In a new internal role, Gordon Kerr is responsible for business development. Gordon previously held a sales and marketing position at Anglian Home Improvements before becoming a Project Manager at Ceramica & Stone.
“There is a real positive vibe in the company,” said Gordon, “and I am looking forward to contributing to the company’s success.”
Dave Hills, Bunting’s Head of Sales, explained the reason for the appointments.
“Meeting clients at site continues to be one of our top priorities. It enables us to get a better understanding of the problems faced by the client, which ultimately results in being able to offer better solutions. As we [Bunting} have grown and expanded, the demand for visits has increased and appointing Tom was a natural progression. Tom has a wealth of engineering experience and is an exciting addition to the team.”
“With Gordon, we have a new focus on business development. He will be working very closely with the external sales team, identifying potential clients and arranging meetings. His appointment marks the proactive action we need to take to reach out to new customers.”
Tom and Gordon will be supporting customers who need Magnetic Separators, Metal Detectors, and Factory Magnetic Solutions including Lifting Magnets and Magnetic Chucks.
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