SEES NEW MARKETING DIRECTOR APPOINTMENT. Habasit Rossi Ltd, a worldwide market leader in the conveyor belting sector, has created a new management position as part of its on-going expansion and development plans.
Ian Thornham, has taken up the new post of sales and marketing director. He brings with him 20 years of experience and will be responsible for strategy development within Habasit Rossi's target sectors.
The appointment of Mr Thornham is part of the strategic plan to build on the position of market leadership and drive sales into new areas.
His role is to develop the role of marketing and increase the awareness of the company's unrivalled product range and service offer.
Having previously worked for Tensar International, a manufacturer of civil engineering products in Blackburn, for seven years, in sales and marketing roles, Mr. Thornham is looking forward to the exciting new challenges at Habasit Rossi.
He commented: “The diverse nature of Habasit Rossi's market sectors will allow me to work on a range of interesting projects.
“The support that has already been shown from the team over the last three months has been exceptional and from that I have no doubt that we will be able to achieve the goals that we have set out. I hope to make what is already a very strong brand even stronger.”
Outside work, he is a keen runner who participates in half marathons and fell races. He is also an avid supporter of Leeds United FC and a long standing season ticket holder.
Mr Thornham summed up the new position: “The new role is a very positive move for Habasit Rossi, and signals an intent to invest more in marketing activities. This will help drive company growth and ensure more customers can benefit from the products and services we provide.”