Simpson Strong-Tie has announced the appointment of Jon Head to the newly created role of sales director, in the Connectors UK division of the business.
Mr Head is no stranger to the construction industry and, prior to his most recent internal appointment, spent a number of years as a regional manager for Simpson Strong-Tie, helping builders merchants in the South West of England grow sales of building connectors.
More recently, as head of the Engineered Products Division, he has overseen the development innovations for the new homes sector as well as enhanced the service levels to distributors and manufacturers involved in new home construction.
Mr Head's new role as sales director - connectors, allows him to bring all of his experience to bear on the new build as well as the renovation, maintenance and improvement (RMI) sectors.
He said of his new appointment: "The service requirements and product ranges applicable to the engineered product and RMI sectors are quite distinct, however I am looking forward to the taking the best practices from each and seeing how they can be applied".