Salamander boosts team with new appointment

Sunderland-based Salamander Pumps has appointed Rhys Higgins as its new business development manager for the North West and Midlands.

Based in Nottingham, Rhys’ new role will see him focus on developing new and existing trading accounts, growing product sales, and increasing brand knowledge and recognition within the plumbing industry.

Rhys brings with him over seven years’ experience in the plumbing industry, including experience as area sales manager at BWT UK and showroom sales manager at City Plumbing Supplies.

He said: “I’m so excited to get stuck into my work at Salamander Pumps. It’s a market-leading brand with a fantastic product which I have great confidence in selling.

“I also really admire the company’s philosophy when it comes to developing the business and the outlook of how the industry will progress in the coming years.”

Adam Brand, national sales manager at Salamander Pumps, added: “We’re thrilled to welcome Rhys to our growing team and can’t wait to see how he supports the growth of Salamander Pumps. I firmly believe that Rhys’ experience on both sides of the merchant’s counter will be invaluable as we look to increase sales in our existing markets and enhance our market share within the national merchants.”