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Glenmuir announces new sales appointments

12.53pm 17th December 2020 - Corporate

Glenmuir has strengthened its UK sales team with the appointment of two new regional representatives.

Helen Miles (Golf Wiser Ltd) as the exclusive Sales Agent for the Glenmuir, Sunderland of Scotland and MacWet brands in the South East territory incorporating Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire and South London, starting in the new year.

Miles has lived and worked in the South East for many years and is a familiar face to many golf retailers in the region.

Helen Miles

Commenting on the appointment, Miles said: “I am both thrilled and honoured to be joining the team at Glenmuir and Sunderland of Scotland. Both brands have such heritage in golf and offer premium levels of service, along with product innovation – making it a role I cannot wait to start. I am very much looking forward to working with the team in Lanark.”

Matthew Eagle, Glenmuir’s Sales Director, said: “After nearly seven years operating as Sales Manager for Glenmuir and Sunderland of Scotland in the South East, Abhishek Ruia is moving onto an exciting new challenge within our parent family company. Can I take this opportunity to thank Abhs for his hard work and commitment to the brands and wish him the very best for the next stage of his career.

“Moving forward, we are thrilled that Helen has joined the team and I am very confident that with her professionalism and expansive industry knowledge, our business in the South East is in safe hands and will continue to prosper.” 

Also joining the company is Tom Richardson, who will be responsible for the Glenmuir, Sunderland of Scotland and MacWet business in the Teesside, Cleveland, Yorkshire, and East Riding areas.

Richardson has extensive experience operating within golf retail, working both at Foxhills Golf & Country Club in Surrey and most recently as Retail Manager at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in Lancashire.

Tom Richardson

Commenting on the appointment, Richardson said: “I am incredibly excited to be joining Glenmuir and Sunderland of Scotland. They are two of the longest standing and most recognised brands within the golf industry. They combine their rich heritage and expertise with continuing evolution and innovation. In recent years improvements to fabric technology and new design styling have elevated the product further.

“I am looking forward to joining the friendly team and be part of the Glenmuir family. I understand what working with these two brands means and how important their unrivalled customer service is to them and will do everything possible to work to this high level.”

Eagle added: “The territory that Tom will be looking after is an important area and using his knowledge and expertise in retailing and merchandising of golf apparel will be a huge asset in further developing the business with our key customers in the North of England. 

“We are absolutely delighted to have both Helen and Tom with us and feel totally confident that our brands will be represented to the highest of standards. In a world full of uncertainty, now more than ever it is comforting to know that both Glenmuir and Sunderland of Scotland are continuing to invest in our brands, products and people and fully expect the business to continue to advance from strength to strength.”

Helen Miles will be contactable from January 4 on 07985 296256 and helen@golfwiser.co.uk. Tom Richardson will also be available from same date on 07826 085746 and tom.richardson@glenmuir.com.

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