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Summit International announces Team Expansion

Posted on Jul 27th, 2018

Summit International is delighted to announce the expansion of their team in line with a robust growth strategy. The new recruits bring a vast portfolio of skills positioning Summit International as a serious player in the outdoor activity and leisure arena both in the UK and Internationally. 

Ben Bradley has joined the team as Export Sales Manager, supporting the company’s ambitious growth plans for overseas markets.  Ben joins from Muc-Off Ltd (Europe’s leading cleaning and maintenance brand), where he held the role of Global Account Manager, achieving year on year sales growth for the business. Ben managed all partner relations across 35 countries and launched exclusive agreements in Chile, Malaysia and France. Prior to this, Ben held multiple roles including Account Manager at Kuehne and Nagel and Retail Business Development Manager at Kondor ltd.

James Vickery has been appointed as National Account Manager, bringing experience from senior positions held at Transcosmos UK Ltd, BQ and Vestel UK. James’ extensive B2B sales management knowledge further enhances the services and professionalism of the team to a wide portfolio of key accounts.

Regionally, the team has also been bolstered by two experienced sales professionals.  Vincent Pawley joins as Regional Accounts Manager for the South West, bringing relevant experience from premium bike distribution company Silverfish UK ltd, where he held the role of National Sales Manager and the SM Group where he was responsible for the set-up of their UK Outdoor Division.  

Neal Chatterton concludes the new, robust line up as Regional Accounts Manager for the South East.  Neal joins the team from MRH (GB) Ltd where he held the role of Area Manager for the East of England. Prior to this, Neal was Sales Executive at CPM UK.

Richard Taylor, Sales Director at Summit International is confident and excited about the new team; “We are pleased to announce the expansion of our sales team, ensuring first class attention to our wide retail portfolio at all times. We are sure that the talent and relevant experience of our new recruits will help us exceed our targets which will assist in cementing ourselves as one of the leaders in the industry”.


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