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April 18, 2024

PLASSON UK Welcomes New Apprentice Area Sales Manager

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BURGESS HILL, West Sussex – PLASSON UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Harry Slade as their new Area Sales Manager for the West Midlands and South Wales. With previous experience in internal sales positions, Harry has joined PLASSON UK as an apprentice and, over the next 15 months, will be working towards his Level 4 BMF Sales Professional qualification – the equivalent to a foundation degree.

In his new position, Harry will be out on the road, developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing customers while enhancing his sales skills and business acumen. He will play a key role in driving sales growth for PLASSON’s comprehensive portfolio of products and innovative solutions for water and gas supply pipes.

The aim of the L4 BMF Sales Professional apprenticeship programme is to develop trainees into experts in finding and maximising new business opportunities, while keeping up with market trends and customer needs. PLASSON UK provides the perfect platform for Harry to embark on this learning pathway with a vast network of customers all around the UK.

Sales Director, Ian Wood, said: “Welcoming Harry to the team as our first apprentice represents an exciting time for us. All of us here at PLASSON are looking forward to investing in his development as our new Area Sales Manager for the West Midlands and South Wales and supporting him through his Sales Professional apprenticeship.”

A message from Harry: “I am pleased to be joining PLASSON UK as an Area Sales Manager. I am impressed by the company’s commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction. Undertaking this Sales Professional apprenticeship is an exciting opportunity for me, and I cannot wait to get started.”

About BMF Apprenticeships: The BMF (Builders Merchants Federation), in partnership with LEAP Apprenticeships and Early Careers (full-service providers of the BMF Apprenticeships Plus service), specialise in providing the construction industry, specifically builders’ merchants, with apprentices, supporting them to develop relevant and valuable skills and knowledge to help enhance their careers. 

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About PLASSON UK: PLASSON UK is a subsidiary of one of the world’s leading providers of pipe fittings, with sizes ranging from 16mm to 1200mm, pressure ratings 0 bar to 25 bar, accepting nearly all existing pipe types. Driven by quality and innovation, PLASSON’s comprehensive range of products and solutions can be found all around the globe in numerous water and gas applications.

For further details, please contact callum.biggins@plasson.co.uk.