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Pleatco newly appoints Michael Spurgin as European Sales Representative
Pleatco is proud to announce and welcome Michael Spurgin as independent sales representative for the European market. Mr. Spurgin will be responsible for sales leadership throughout Europe, and will be instrumental in driving the brand and product sales, as well as international strategic planning and implementation for the region.
Michael joins the Pleatco team from Global Products Supply, his own factory representation company located in Puyloubier, France. Michael is a result minded, dynamic marketing and business development executive with fifteen years of technical knowledge and experience in the Pool and Spa Industry across EMEA with a solid background in multiple sales channels.
Prior, Michael held several management positions including Business Unit Director EMEA, Pool and Spa Division for PENTAIR and as Purchasing and Marketing Director for PROCOPI – Gémenos, France. Before this he worked for BUNNSCHWEILER & Co in the UK and 3M in Brussels, Belgium.
Michael also comes to Pleatco with a Masters degree in International Management and BA Honors in International Business and Languages.
Howard Smith, CEO, states “We are very excited to welcome Michael to Pleatco. Not only will he bring a wealth of international experience to our sales team, but also be a great ambassador for our brand as we concentrate our expansion efforts in the European marketplace.”
Michael has led an extraordinary life growing up as a British national living in Nigeria before moving to Europe. He speaks fluent French and English, has four children and enjoys trail running, rugby, skiing, mountaineering and photography.
To honestly be a part of a community you have to actively participate and occasionally strut your stuff. One thing we pride ourselves on at Pleatco is thinking outside of the box. We like to not only lead in technology but also participate in our industry and have some fun. One truly unique Pleatco moment was when, with the help of the Hanley Wood Event team, we staged a major flash mob happening at the 2010 National Pool & Spa Expo in Las Vegas. To all of those who participated and enjoyed this experience - we thank you.
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