Business Development and Marketing are two key functions in any business and TDSI is no exception Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi has appointed its new Strategic Business Development Manager, Gary Aimson and Marketing Assistant, Sophie Wilkins to facilitate the company’s ongoing growth, in its latest round of recruitment. John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi commented, “Business Development and Marketing are two key functions in any business and we are no exception. With TDSi’s accelerated levels of growth and expansion in the security market its vital that this is focused and that all opportunities, whatever the vertical market, are explored and thoroughly exploited. Equally, with our expanding portfolio of products and services it is vital that we are able to keep our customers and partners abreast of the latest developments - so we are also growing our marketing team to match the considerable demands of our flourishing business.” Gary Aimson joins TDSi from Reliance High Tech Ltd, where he was the Corporate Solutions Manager following business development roles at Vindex Systems Ltd and Chubb Electronic Security Ltd. Upon Gary’s appointment, Adam Norris, Director of UK Sales at TDSi commented, “Gary is one of the best relationship builders I have ever worked with. It is testament to his skill that his external customers always think of Gary as one of their own team. Undoubtedly his skill in making internal resources work to benefit his customers as well as his own team will be hugely beneficial at TDSi and he is the perfect choice to continue our ambitious growth plans moving forward.” Sophie Wilkins joins TDSi as a Business and Management graduate from Bournemouth University. TDSi’s Marketing Manager, Sarah Phillips commented, “We like to nurture local talent and Sophie had exactly the right blend of drive and determination as well as the academic training that we were looking for. With our rapid growth, TDSi relies heavily on a well-targeted marketing profile to take our products and services to existing and potential customers. Sophie is further developing our social media profile, events programming and partner marketing support.” The continued expansion of the TDSi team follows the recent announcement of the company’s new Graduate Software Developer; Thomas Bird and Senior Export Technical Support Engineer; Kevan Fry. Other new recruits over the last few months have included Officer Manager; Kathryn Sutcliffe, Exports Customer Care Advisor; Jody Hayter and TDSi France’s new Paris-based Assistante Technico-Commerciale; Samia Dali.
This latest round of TDSi appointments follows an impressive set of recent recruitments across the company Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi announces the appointment of its new Graduate Software Developer; Thomas Bird and Senior Export Technical Support Engineer; Kevan Fry. Reflecting on the appointments, John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi commented, “Software has rapidly become an essential facet of any security provider’s offering and at TDSi it is as much a focus for our development as our hardware products. We have a highly talented and experienced development team, but it’s also a discipline that is very rapidly evolving. An important part of keeping our team fresh is taking on young people with a flair and passion to develop our offering – so I am delighted to welcome Thomas Bird as our latest graduate recruit.” Thomas studied A-Levels at Exeter College before gaining a first class degree in Mathematics at Portsmouth University. He went on to study a Master’s Degree in Advanced Mathematics at Exeter University and graduated with a merit. Growing the technical support team, which assists both partners and customers, is equally vital, as John Davies added, “As well as developing the right products we need to ensure these systems can be successfully installed and integrated at customer sites around the world – so I am equally pleased to welcome Kevan to the team. He will be available to support our export partners and their technical needs or enquires wherever they are in the world.” Before taking on the new role, Kevan previously worked with TDSi as a contractor, as well as being an EPOS systems engineer and also a Radar Technician with the Royal Air Force. Upon accepting the new role he commented, “I enjoy learning and training with new technology as well as travelling and meeting new people – so being the new Senior Export Technical Support Engineer is a perfect role for me. TDSi and its team have a great energy and I look forward to being a key part of the ongoing success.” This latest round of TDSi appointments follows an impressive set of recent recruitments across the company, which have included Poole-based Officer Manager; Kathryn Sutcliffe, exports Customer Care Advisor; Jody Hayter and TDSi France’s new Paris-based Assistante Technico-Commerciale; Samia Dali. TDSi has also bolstered its sales team this year with the appointments of Regional Account Manager for Northern UK Nick Bartlett and the Director of UK Sales, Adam Norris.
TDSi has enhanced its export support with the appointment of Jody Hayter to Customer Care Advisor To meet fresh growth and increased business, integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi has expanded its UK Head Office team with the addition of new Office Manager, Kathryn Sutcliffe as well as its French Office, with Samia Dali joining the company as Assistante Technico-Commerciale. TDSi has further enhanced its export support with the appointment of Jody Hayter to a dedicated Export Customer Care Advisor role. TDSi's Managing Director, John Davies commented, “To meet the needs of our growing business we’re bringing further fresh talent to the TDSi team. Kathryn joins us in a brand new role of Office Manager in Poole at a crucial stage, with product development leaping ahead and the continued evolution of our partner programme. I am also delighted to announce the appointment of Jody Hayter to our export team, a key part of our business that accounts for 40% of our sales and is an essential ingredient to our continued growth. It is also exciting to be able to welcome Samia Dali to our French team – which continues to build our customer base in a busy market, both domestically and also in French-speaking Africa.” Kathryn Sutcliffe joins the Poole Head Office from the role of Events Manager at Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Her wealth of organisational experience includes being a Council Member of Dorset Junior Chamber, a role at Inspire Professional Services and as the PA to Brian Iddon MP at the House of Commons. Kathryn is also one of the team behind the annual Dorset Business Awards, which celebrates the county's most vibrant businesses and its contribution to the UK economy as a whole. On taking on her new role Kathryn commented, “I am excited to be joining the TDSi team, a good example of a growing and forward-looking business that is expanding well beyond its local roots.” "To meet the needs of our growing business we’re bringing further fresh talent to the TDSi team. Kathryn joins us in a brand new role of Office Manager in Poole at a crucial stage, with product development leaping ahead and the continued evolution of our partner programme" Jody Hayter starts her new role as Customer Care Advisor having worked for TDSi the past 14 years. She started her career at the company as a Revenue Systems Administrator back in September 2000. Reflecting on her new role, Jody commented, “As part of a dynamic team, I’ve built good relationships with our customers and we pride ourselves on consistently delivering excellent levels of service. I’ve been involved with both our UK and overseas accounts during my career at TDSi so far and in my new role I am now focusing on working with our customers in TDSi’s ever-growing export markets.” Samia Dali has joined the TDSi France team at Noisey Le Grand near Paris to support business growth both in France and French-speaking Africa. With additional fluency in both English and Arabic, Samia is ideally placed to help the team leverage further business growth. Before joining TDSi Samia assisted with commercial and administrative management with HAIER and enjoys volunteer work with Secours Populaire Francais. John Davies added, “Growing the TDSi team is always exciting and especially so when it is across the business - as is the case with our latest raft of new roles. In Kathryn’s case, the logistics of running a busy, growing office and warehouse means that we require a dedicated office manager to ensure operations run like clockwork. Not only does our Poole office serve the UK, it is also a central hub for our UK manufactured products to be distributed globally. Therefore it is very fitting that Jody has moved to our crucial exports division and Samia is helping us expand in the French-speaking markets.” TDSi has recently recruited a number of new staff members to match its recent growth in business, including Regional Account Manager North, Nick Bartlett, Software Test Engineer, Neil Smiley and Strategic Business Development Manager Dan England.
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