Leaders of Yale have appointed a new sales manager who brings 30 years of experience to the role. Andy Kay, based in the north of England, is set to drive Yale’s sales in both OEM fabrication and through collaboration with Yale extensive distribution and profile systems network.
Andy built his career in hardware sales across PVC, timber and aluminium sectors, and had experience that spans three decades. In this new role, Andy will be responsible for enhancing existing Yale relationships and developing new opportunities through Yale’s fabricator partners and its strategic distribution partners.
“We are delighted to have Andy join our team,” said Paul Atkinson, managing director for Yale. “Experience and knowledge are essential prerequisites for both fabricator and distributor relations, and I’m confident that his extensive product knowledge will prove a great asset to the business going forward.”
Andy added: “I know how important quality is when it comes to door and window hardware, and Yale’s solutions are second to none, so I’m really excited to be joining the market-leading organisation.” For information about Yale Door and Window Solutions, and the full range of products on offer, visit yaledws.co.uk.
Yale is the headline sponsor at this year’s Glazing Summit, which takes place on 12 October at Edgbaston Stadium. It will be the third time in a row that Yale has headline sponsored the conference for glazing leaders.
“We have been big supporters of the Glazing Summit since the very beginning and are delighted to be headline sponsor once again,” said Paul Atkinson, Yale’s managing director. “It’s important for Yale to support the industry where we can, and the Glazing Summit is a fantastic vehicle for highlighting the industry issues affecting us all.”
Paul added: “It is an opportunity for everyone to get together to network and compare notes, sharing best practice. The fenestration industry has developed considerably in recent years but professionalisation is a continuous process, which is why the Glazing Summit is so important.” For more detail, read our report.