Ward CNC’s new sales team members are welcomed by executive director Stephen Bodsworth. Pictured (left to right): Paul Wallace, Jamie Brighton, Stephen Bodsworth and Wayne Beadle
As part of the company’s growth plans, Sheffield-based T W Ward CNC Machinery Ltd
(Ward CNC) has enhanced its sales presence in the UK with the appointment of three new sales team members: Wayne Beadle joins as regional sales manager — North East; Jamie Brighton has been appointed technical sales engineer — Midlands; and Paul Wallace joins as regional sales manager — South East.
Ward CNC’s executive director Stephen Bodsworth said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Wayne, Jamie and Paul to the team. These appointments represent a very exciting time not only for Ward CNC, but also for our customer base. Our new colleagues will each individually build upon our experienced sales operation by enhancing customer relationships across their respective regions and highlighting our compelling value proposition.”
Mr Beadle has over 33 years’ experience in manufacturing and production engineering across the full manufacturing spectrum, including tooling, machine tools and support mechanisms. He said: “I am delighted to be joining Ward CNC as it presents a great opportunity for me to utilise the vast levels of resources that the company has accumulated during its rich history in terms of stock accessibility, showroom facilities and technical and service back-up.
“I am excited to combine these resources with my customer-orientated approach to both new and existing customers in the North East and surrounding areas.”
Meanwhile, Mr Brighton joins Ward CNC following 11 years of industry experience after graduating from Birmingham City University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. His role will primarily be focused on machine sales and new business development around the company’s Redditch showroom and the wider Midlands region.
He said: “I am excited to begin my role as technical sales engineer at an established organisation such as Ward CNC. There is a fantastic opportunity to work closely with customers to help them gain maximum returns from their investments and I am looking to a positive future ahead for the machine tool industry.”
With over 35 years’ experience in selling CNC Machine Tools, Mr Wallace brings with him a proven track record in a variety of market sectors, including the pump industry, aerospace, medical and automotive having previously completed his HNC in Mechanical and Production Engineering and four-year apprenticeship in Marine Ship Repairs and General Engineering.
He said: “I am extremely proud to be joining Ward CNC. It is a company with an established history that I have always held in high regard and its portfolio of machines including Hyundai-Wia, Hartford, Soraluce, Takisawa and Hankook offer a solution to a wide variety of production needs and budgets.
“I am looking forward to using my industry experience and working with customers both new and old to build relationships and showcase the extensive product mix and after-sales support that we can provide from our Sheffield and Redditch showrooms and facilities.”
Discussing the new additions to the sales team, Ward CNC’s managing director Simon Whitworth said: “We are delighted to appoint such high-calibre individuals, with experience from a variety of our core sectors, to the team. Our new colleagues will only enhance our very proud customer offering by enabling further opportunity to demonstrate our extensive range of CNC machines from some of the world’s leading manufacturers.”
He concluded: “We would encourage any customers that are considering their next investment to get in touch with their local representative who will be more than happy to discuss their CNC machinery requirements. Our goal is to set high standards of customer service and with recent developments at Ward CNC we are making excellent progress.”