Ed Browning Appointed as Sales & Marketing Director EMEA

16 Oct 2015 / 15:34

Apollo Fire Detectors - the world-leading independent fire detection manufacturer - has further strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Ed Browning as Sales & Marketing Director EMEA.

Ed graduated in chemical engineering at the University of Birmingham, and also gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Marketing in South Africa. He has extensive sales and marketing experience, gained over 25 years with companies which include Unilever, Black & Decker and the Coleman Outdoor Company.

Commenting on Ed’s appointment, Steve Brown, Managing Director (EMEA) at Apollo, said: “Ed has a strong background in strategic marketing and business development and his expertise will help take us to the next level in areas such as brand management, product portfolio optimisation and new product development. Ed’s strategic thinking, execution focus, and his international mindset makes him a great addition to our leadership team.”

Speaking of his new role, Ed said: “I am excited to be joining the Apollo team.  Apollo has an excellent track record within the industry, which has been built up over a number of years.  I am looking forward to working closely with all the Apollo colleagues to take the business to the next level by understanding our customers’ needs and meeting them with new and innovative products and solutions.  I also believe that Apollo has plenty of scope to grow its international profile and, having lived and worked in 5 different countries over the past 25 years, I look forward to using my experience to work closely with our international customers and further grow the Apollo international business.”

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