brasher strengthens management team
As part of an investment strategy for future growth, outdoor walking brand brasher has strengthening its management team with three key appointments.
Dave Ballantine joins the team as Operations Manager, responsible for customer services, supply chain, planning and after sales. Mr Ballantine brings a wealth of experience gained within a number of industries, having been based both in the UK and overseas.
Neil Harrison has been appointed as Sales Manager for brasher. A passionate walker, he has a background in the FMCG sector, where he has managed sales teams at Coca Cola and Arla Foods. Mr Harrison will be responsible for leading brasher’s UK sales team and will work closely with the trade to further reinforce the company’s positioning based on comfort and fit.
John McKenna has joined the brasher management team as Finance Manager. He has more than a decade’s experience in finance, accounting and trend analysis.
Marco Ellerker, brasher Managing Director, commented: “Building a strong infrastructure is integral to our future plans in this increasingly complex marketplace. These positions will bring a new dimension to our management team, as we strive to deliver the ultimate walking experience to our consumers.”
Photograph shows the new recruits to the brasher management team – from left: Dave Ballantine (Operations Manager), Finance Manager John McKenna and Neil Harrison (Sales Manager).
This article was originally published on page 2 of the January 2012 issue of SATRA Bulletin.