PFM 21 2 Mar 2018 - Page 27

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Union Industries appoints new Sales Office
Manager to meet increasing demand
nion Industries, the leading
manufacturer of industrial
high-speed roller doors in the
UK, has appointed a new Sales Office
Manager to support growing demand
from both new and existing
Helen Holland has joined the Leedsbased company with more than 30
years’ sales experience. She will
oversee Union’s sales force, which is
delivering the company’s range of High
Speed Door and Industrial Curtain
solutions to UK and international
Helen’s responsibilities include the direct
management, continuous training,
support and motivation of the National
sales team, including field-based
Technical Sales Engineers and the
Department (SIDD). The role also
involves streamlining processes and
procedures to enable the business to
meet growing demand, along with
developing marketing activities to drive
brand awareness and sales for Union.
She previously held the positions of
Business Development Manager and
Regional Sales Manager for landscaping
company Marshalls PLC for 15 years
where she was responsible latterly for
managing regional sales of stone and
porcelain internal surfaces products in
Northern England. Prior to this, she
handled sales of chemical products
across the UK and Europe for SKW
Chemicals UK Ltd, a Degussa AG
From its origins as a tarpaulin maker
and repairer, Union Industries has become the market-leading supplier of
Industrial Rapid Roller Doors that are
commonly regarded as the best in industry.
The doors are installed in companies
across the UK and Europe to improve
productivity, energy management and
enhance working environments.
Helen said: “Along with Union’s passion
and commitment to providing the highest
quality products and service to its
customers, the company’s reputation as
a British Manufacturer and market
leader in High Speed Industrial Doors
attracted me to apply to work for the
company. I am looking forward to
contributing to the growth and success
of the business”
“Union Industries is a very unique
company to work for as the company is
employee-owned, so everyone in the
Union family shares the responsibility
and the success. I am looking forward to
supporting, developing and expanding
the sales team to meet the growing
demand from new and existing
customers and ensuring we deliver the
best solutions to market, to meet our
customer’s needs.”
Alan Hirst, Sales Director at Union
Industries, said: “At Union, we are
dedicated to employing individuals who
will help enhance our products and
services and consequently drive sales.
With a wealth of business experience,
ranging from the chemical to
construction industries, Helen is an
asset to the company and an excellent
addition to the Union team.”
“To continue Union’s growth in our key
geographic and industry markets, we are
looking to expand our sales team with
further recruitment planned for the
coming months.”
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