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New Appointment - Technical Sales (Rob Pedlar)- September 02nd 2019

Riggs Autopack is pleased to announce Rob Pedlar has joined Riggs Autopack to take up the position of Technical Sales Engineer.

Rob will take over new machine sales for a territory previously managed by John Guild and will be responsible for East Anglia and the South-East region. Rob’s main duties will be to service a large existing customer base and provide depositors and filling machine solutions to potential new food manufacturers.

John has now moved to a reduced working week as part of an gradual lead-up to retirement. Subsequently, John will now manage East Midlands, South Yorkshire and Humberside.

Rob is a C&G / HNC qualified engineer with an academic background of pneumatics and industrial electronics. During the early part of his career, he was a service engineer and subsequently progressed into projects and site management, where he spent a total of 8 years. He then moved into technical support / technical sales over the last 10 years.

His sales experience includes providing capex equipment to the food processing and bakery sectors. In his site management / project roles, he spent time at McVities and one of our customers, Ferndale Foods, and so already has hands-on experience of using our equipment!

Sales Manager Lee Humphries commented “We’re delighted to have appointed Rob. Our new machine sales have grown year-on-year and the South-East region has always been a very strong area for us in terms of existing customers. We feel he will form a vital part of a growing sales team within Riggs Autopack.”

Rob Pedlar
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