Lincat grows sales team with two new appointments

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British catering equipment manufacturer Lincat has announced the appointment of two new managers to its sales team. Simon Dann has joined the company as a national accounts manager, while Keith Shelly has been employed as regional sales manager – North East.

The appointments follow Christian Jones’ recent promotion to distributor sales director.SimonD2

Dann (right) will be responsible for managing several of Lincat’s existing key national accounts, as well as securing new business. He brings 11 years of sales experience to the role from a post within the motor industry in addition to a national business development position at one of the UK’s largest independent manufacturers and suppliers of cleaning and hygiene chemicals.

Shelly (below) will be working closely with Lincat’s extensive network of dealers in the North East to provide the very best advice and support. He will be responsible for generating opportunities, winning more market share for Lincat and advising dealers on new products as they launch.

Following seven years working in the catering industry, Shelly joined Lincat in 2008 in an aftersales support role. His new position will enable him to strengthen his existing relationships with Lincat’s customer base and utilise his extensive technical product knowledge.

KeithSShelly’s new role allows his predecessor Mike Woodman to take on fully his new role joining Dann in the national accounts team.

Rob Gibson, sales director, commented: “We are delighted to welcome both Simon and Keith to the team. Simon’s extensive sales experience and Keith’s industry knowledge will help further develop our strong distributor network, which plays a key part in the high-quality customer service we offer. Their appointment is part of a reorganisation of our sales team, to ensure a more comprehensive coverage across the UK.”

Lincat produces over 450 separate products for cooking, holding and food display. Its products are sold in the UK and in over 50 countries worldwide through a comprehensive network of distributors. Lincat Ltd is a member company of the Middleby Corporation.

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