Two ex-Greenkeepers join Headland
By Carol Dutton
James Watson has responsibility for South East England, including South London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent, while Steve Crosdale takes East Anglia and North London including Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
Andy Russell, Headland's Sales and Marketing Director says that the creation of these two new posts is indicative of the way the company is growing.
"We've never had full time regional managers in these areas and we need to give more support to our distributors on the ground," he explains. "James and Steve will be responsible for sales and technical support to both end user customers and distributors."
Steve Crosdale (Right), a practising greenkeeper for the last 10 years, has always been interested in the technical side of the business, as well as the practical. "This position provides the ideal opportunity to concentrate on this area and help customers achieve the best possible results from a technical perspective," he says.
James Watson, whose father retired as a Course Manager in December, and who practised the profession himself for 14 years before moving into sales a year ago, says that he needed a new challenge but wanted something where he could use his experience built up on golf courses around Europe.
"This way I could take a leap of faith but I didn't have to leap too far," he explains. "I'm familiar with quite a lot of Headland's products, having used them myself in the past, and I like the fact that we are a flexible, forward thinking company that can respond rapidly to customer needs."Both Steve and James can be contacted through the Headland office on 01223 597834.