Ransomes Jacobsen has appointed Nick Brown to the position of UK and Ireland Corporate Account Manager – Golf, with immediate effect. Ransomes Jacobsen, a Textron Inc (NYSE: TXT) company, is one the leading turf maintenance equipment manufacturers with international manufacturing and head office facilities on the Ransomes Europark in Ipswich, Suffolk.
Reporting to UK and Ireland Sales Manager Rupert Price, he will be responsible for the company’s key accounts in the golf sector including new business generation with specialist golf management organisations.
Nick graduated from Brunel University with a BSc Hons degree in Forestry Products Technology and worked on oil palm plantations in Sumatra for a year before moving to Australia to play professional rugby. He joined Ransomes Jacobsen in 1998 as a Sales Planning Co-ordinator followed by other internal roles. He then joined the E-Z-GO sales team responsible for the sales of golf cars in various territories across the UK, before moving to the company’s European sales team in a similar position. His latest role was as Business Development Manager for Eastern Europe.
Commenting on his appointment, Rupert Price said: “Nick has a great understanding of our business and the golf sector, both here in the UK and across Europe. He is able to communicate at all levels and his people skills will certainly be an advantage in his new role. His remit includes Jacobsen golf course maintenance equipment and our E-Z-GO golf cars and we wish him every success in his new role, going forward.”
More information is available at www.textron.com.