Technical sales manager appointed for the North-East

Left – Alan Young Right – Mick Robinson

Left – Alan Young Right – Mick Robinson

Roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has appointed a technical sales manager in the North East.

Mick Robinson from Hartlepool, joins Russell Roof Tiles with more than 26 years’ experience within the sales and manufacturing industry, having previously worked with blue chip manufacturers in the roofing, insulation and solar energy industries.

Building on his wealth of experience and background in strong specifications, Mick will be responsible for the firm’s business in the North East of the UK including Tyne and Wear, Cumbria, Northumberland, North Yorkshire and County Durham, enabling Russells to expand and develop in the area.

Mick said: “I am proud to be joining such an experienced and enthusiastic team at Russell Roof Tiles of which I know – and have experienced first-hand – dedicated to going the extra mile for the customer, whether it be through the expert support of the technical team, or the personal visits and help from the sales teams.

“The team has already built strong connections and relationships here in the North with contractors, planners and builders and it will be great to be able to expand and build on this success even further.”

Russell Roof Tiles currently employs a team of 180 across its two factories in Burton and one in Lockerbie in Scotland. Mick will join the ten sales professionals who are currently located across the UK including in Wales, Scotland, the South and the Midlands.

Alan Young, regional sales director at Russell Roof Tiles, said: “Mick joins the team at Russells at a time of significant expansion for the company where we have seen additional sales alongside an expansion of Russells’ product range. We know that he will be a valuable asset to the team and will help us continue our success in the North.”