Hat-trick of appointments at PCL

Published 30 August 2019 in
Hat-trick of appointments at PCL

Pneumatic Components (PCL), the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of pneumatic and tyre inflation systems, has appointed three new team members.

Robert Gardner joins as key account manager and brings a combined 19 years’ national account management experience to the role with a strong focus on industrial distribution having worked for the Irwin and Lennox tool brands who were part of Newell-Rubbermaid group, and more recently at Stanley Black & Decker.

At PCL, Robert will work closely with its strategic distribution partners to build relations and deliver solutions for tyre inflation, pneumatic tooling and components, as well as playing a key role in the expansion of the range.

Daniel Bridges and Laura Robinson join as area sales managers for the South West and South East respectively.

Daniel, who previously worked for car parts supplier Andrew Page, brings ten years of automotive area sales management experience to PCL where he will look after distributors and end users in the South West.

Laura, formerly the Southern area sales manager in the automotive coatings division of the world’s largest coatings company, Sherwin-Williams, where she managed distribution sales, also held the role of technical sales representative for a market-leading automotive consumables company, Innotec Supplies. At PCL, she will be responsible for managing product distribution into a variety of sectors.

Lee Wright, sales director at PCL, said: “These latest recruits join PCL at a very exciting time as we continue on our journey of planned and sustainable growth. Robert, Daniel and Laura all have an in-depth knowledge of the sectors we operate in and the key drivers behind commercial decision-making in each of these. We welcome them to the PCL team and look forward to seeing them flourish in their roles as we seek to further enhance our market-leading position.”

Founded in 1938, PCL maintains a firm commitment to its roots and still manufactures from its 12,000m² production facility in Sheffield – the home of engineering excellence. The business is proud to display the city’s prestigious mark of quality and excellence on its ‘Made in Sheffield’ products.

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