A life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, has restructured its UK sales team to facilitate further growth and expansion. Simon Griffiths is C-TEC’s new Northern Fire Account Manager, replacing Brian Foster, recently promoted to the newly-created role of UK Sales Manager. With over 20 years’ experience in service engineer, project management and business development roles at Honeywell, Cormeton Electronics and Reflex Systems, Simon’s brief is to create new business and provide technical support to C-TEC’s specialist fire alarm accounts and specifiers in the North and Scotland. Fire safety and alarm systems expert The company has also appointed Jeff Pankhurst as its South East Fire Account Manager. Formerly a Business Development Manager at Texecom Ltd (Klaxon Signals), Jeff is a qualified fire alarm systems engineer and project manager with vast experience of managing major design, installation and commissioning projects in London including The Shard and Heron Tower. Craig Swift, formerly a Distribution Account Manager at the company, has been appointed its new South West Fire Account Manager and Andy Turner retains his position as C-TEC’s specialist Midlands and Ireland Fire Account Manager. Hush2 fire alarm solution Said Charlotte Manley, C-TEC’s Sales Director, “With the launch of our revolutionary new CAST protocol fire alarm systems and Hush2 fire alarm solution imminent, the restructure was vital to ensure we have the right people in place to drive the next phase of C-TEC’s growth. I am delighted to welcome Simon and Jeff to the team and congratulate Brian and Craig on their new positions.” C-TEC is a globally renowned UK-based manufacturer of world-class life safety systems. Currently trading in over 70 countries worldwide, the company has extended its 100,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art headquarters to include new high-capacity manufacturing areas, product training rooms and conference center.
Life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, appoints Chris Bradley as its new Southern Distribution Account Manager. With over 10 years’ experience in the industry, Chris has worked for Rexel Senate, Channel Safety Systems and, most recently, Illumino Ignis as a sales manager/design engineer specializing in fire, disability and call systems. In his new role, Chris will create new accounts, provide key support to existing customers and promote C-TEC’s vast range of fire alarm systems, fire detectors, call systems, disabled refuge systems and hearing loops to electrical distributors in its Southern territory. Exciting New Innovations Said Brian Foster, C-TEC’s UK Sales Manager: “Chris is personable, enthusiastic and ideally qualified to join our talented team. I am confident his design engineering background and communication skills will prove a real asset as we start to roll out some exciting new innovations in the coming months.” Said Chris: “I am thrilled to be joining C-TEC. I’m already very well versed with C-TEC products and this represents a fantastic opportunity for me. I am convinced my experience in sales management and design engineering will greatly benefit my customers.” Based in Weston-super-Mare, Chris is married with two young children. A keen footballer, he plays for County League team Wrington and Redhill FC in his spare time.
Life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, announces the promotion of Brian Foster to the newly-created role of UK Sales Manager. Reporting directly to Charlotte Manley, C-TEC’s Sales Director, Brian will head up the company’s External Sales Team. With over 30 years’ experience at C-TEC, Brian started his career on the production floor, working in Returns and Technical Support before being appointed Northern Fire Account Manager in 2009. Inspiring And Motivating The Team Said Charlotte: “Brian is hugely respected, exceptionally well-qualified and certain to be a success in this very exciting new role. I am confident he will continue to be an invaluable asset to the team and play a key role in C-TEC’s future growth and prosperity.” Said Brian: “I am delighted to be appointed to this new role and am looking forward to inspiring and motivating the team.” The company has also appointed two new Fire Account Managers. Simon Griffiths will cover specialist fire accounts in the North and Scotland and Jeff Pankhurst the South East and London.