Bristan’s commercial division means business

Published:  02 March, 2015

Bristan Group has announced the appointment of three new commercial business development managers as part of the continuing growth of its commercial division.

Jon Mead, Nicola Morris and Matthew Williams joined the Bristan commercial team as business development managers for South East London, the East of England and the West Midlands respectively at the beginning of the year.

Heading up the East region, Mr Mead is no stranger to the KBB industry, having previously held the position of specification regional sales manager at Bushboard for four years. He is also trained in architecture and CAD drawing, providing him with an acute understanding of the complexity of specification in the commercial realm.

While Ms Morris, who will be overseeing the commercial remit in South East London, brings with her an equally impressive repertoire of experience. Most recently she worked at Perrin & Rowe for more than eight years, starting out as technical manager before quickly moving up the ranks to project sales manager.

Although Mr Williams is new to the commercial business development team, he is a familiar face at Bristan. Having joined as a sales assistant in 2009, Mr Williams rose to outbound sales co-ordinator in 2012, before being named commercial business development manager for the West Midlands, Shropshire and Cheshire earlier this year, as a result of his impressive sales record.

Now active in their new roles they will be tasked with leveraging the Group’s expanding commercial product portfolio in order to develop the commercial brand with architects, M&E consultants, contractors and all other commercial clients in their region. This follows in the ongoing expansion of Bristan’s commercial side of the business, which will see even more NPD and innovation brought to market this year.

Daniel Winchester, head of commercial specification of Bristan Group, said: “Last year saw Bristan achieve strong commercial success through a combination of cutting edge products and a more honed focus on the commercial market.

“However, this really is just the beginning and we have major plans in the pipeline to continue to enhance and grow our commercial offers. As such, we’re thrilled to welcome experienced commercial industry experts Jon and Nicola, as well as Matthew who has long been a key member of the Bristan sales team. I’m sure the team will be a real driving force as we enter this exciting new chapter.”

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