Ariens Company are happy to announce the appointment of Jackie Williams to the role of director of sales EMEAA. She will be succeeding John Horn who is retiring from the Ariens Company at the end of 2018. Jackie brings a wealth of experience to the company. She will assume responsibility for sales and distribution of Ariens products through subsidiaries in the U.K. and Norway. She will also work with Ariens’ fifty plus distribution partners worldwide.
Jackie joins Ariens with a twenty five year career in international sales and distribution management.
“We’re very pleased to have Jackie become part of the Ariens Company team,” says Darren Spencer. “She brings vast experience of multi-channel product sales and distribution across all continents. This comes at an exciting time in the development of Ariens’ EMEAA expansion.”
Reporting to Jackie will be Ariens European sales manager, the UK sales manager and Scandinavia general manager. Jackie’s previous role was international sales director of Derwent. This is a division of ACCO UK Ltd that achieves year on year growth in sales and profitability. She holds post-graduate diplomas in Marketing, Export Marketing and Business Studies & Finance. Jackie is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Ariens Company is a family owned business with a reputation for engineering excellence, making products in the US since 1933. The fundamental principle driving the design of every Ariens product remains the same today. That is building hard-working, reliable tools that are passed on from generation to generation.
Ariens Company Limited manufactures the Countax and Westwood garden tractors. The business also distributes ECHO outdoor power tools and the Ariens lawn, garden and snow products through a network of UK dealers.