FPE targets growing sector with new appointment
Posted on March 2017
FPE Global has announced the appointment of Gareth Durdin as Food and Beverage Sales Manager to target growth in an industry set to reach a value of over £113bn in 2018.
Gareth has over 20 years’ experience selling Materials Handling and Mixing solutions into the same end target markets as FPE Global. Gareth joins FPE from Gericke UK, where he built a strong track record of winning and retaining key accounts and developed an industry leading reputation for delivering Materials Handling and Mixer solutions.
As Food and Beverage Business Development Manager at FPE Global, Gareth will work from the firm’s Manchester headquarters to target value-added applications at businesses across the UK and internationally.
Gareth’s appointment comes as FPE targets increased sales in growing industries and looks to help its customers achieving more efficient manufacturing operations through the application of best practice in powders handling and processing.
David Cooper, CEO at FPE Global, said: “Gareth brings with him a tremendous amount of process application and business development experience in materials handling where he has in-depth knowledge of multiple industry sectors. Gareth’s appointment will significantly strengthen our overall capability in providing value added solutions to our customers – particularly as we look to drive growth in the food and beverage sector through 2017 and beyond.”
Gareth Durdin, Food and Beverage Sales Manager at FPE Global, said: “The UK’s food and drink sector shows great promise, and the industry is fast becoming synonymous with quality products and brands. With its rapidly growing team, FPE is well placed to develop the opportunities in this market, and is an exciting place to be. I am looking forward to joining FPE’s expert team to deliver excellent results for the company.”