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New sales appointment to oversee German expansion

By May 20, 2016 No Comments

I’m delighted to announce as part of our ongoing strategy to enhance our presence across Europe, we have appointed Hendrik Heitjans to our IAVS operation to oversee new business development across the German market.

Based in Germany, Hendrik will be responsible for developing and building our supplier distribution network and growing sales operation in the country, focusing on driving growth in the special purpose vehicles (SPV) and industrial machinery markets. Working with our existing team, Hendrik will look to enhance our position in German speaking countries, identifying channels to develop sales and grow our customer base.

With over 11 years’ experience working across the antivibration sector, Hendrik joins the Trelleborg with a strong sales and management background, previously holding roles as a key account manager for a series of leading organizations in Germany. As part of his role, Hendrik will be responsible for servicing the needs of new and existing clients, customer and market analysis and technical customer assistance, as well as representing Trelleborg at upcoming trade events.

Hendrik’s appointment to IAVS will play an integral role in the development of the company and his experience, enthusiasm and understanding of the industry are real assets. We look forward to working with him developing this key area of the business throughout 2016 and beyond.

A few words from Hendrik: “I am pleased to be joining the IAVS division and the opportunity to develop its position and achieve its ambitions for growth in Germany is an exciting prospect. A large part of my new role will be developing relationships with our new and existing clients, and understanding their needs from the outset will help ensure we identify the most suitable components for their requirements and enable us to offer an exceptional service. I look forward to working alongside the team and engaging with new and existing customers.”

Matt Easthope

About Matt Easthope

Matt joined Trelleborg in 1990 and since then has worked in a variety of roles including Engineering and Sales, before moving into Product Design. Now managing a global team of engineers, Matt ensures that Trelleborg provides high levels of service above and beyond their anti-vibration products.

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