New UK sales role announcement

We are delighted to announce that Anthony Shakes, who was recently appointed to the position of area sales manager has now taken over full responsibility for new testing machine sales in the UK West Midlands territory.

Before taking up his current position with ZwickRoell, Anthony was employed as a sales advisor in the building products sector but prior to this, had spent several years as a sales team leader with Tata Steel promoting their product portfolio across a multidisciplinary environment.

Having gained an MBA within Mechanical Engineering and Business Studies from the University of Birmingham, Anthony describes himself as an innovative professional with a successful track record of career accomplishment, while improving customer relationships.

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He possesses a mechanical engineering background and over twenty years direct exposure with OEM end users, distributors and blue chip organisations. He has extensive experience in promoting solutions and negotiation, coupled with excellent interpersonal, sales and project management skills.

Anthony is excited about joining the world’s leading supplier of materials testing products and is looking forward to working with customers across a broad range of testing disciplines and industry sectors.

Anthony said, “In my previous career, in which I have worked closely with both the steel and building products industries, I came to fully understand the importance of product reliability and the relevance of mechanical testing in supporting the quality control function. My new position in the ZwickRoell sales team will give me an opportunity to analysis the testing requirements across a diverse range of engineering sectors and to help customers select the optimum solution to satisfy their needs.”

If you would like to discuss your current or anticipated testing equipment requirements, Anthony can be contacted at: