New sales director at SMP Europe
SMP Europe has appointed Wayne Hodgkisson as its new sales director. Hodgkisson has previously overseen the company’s tier one sales strategy, where he was successful in bringing further growth into the business, the company states. In his new position he will oversee the entire sales department with a key focus on supporting growth with customers and buying groups, as well as tapping into new opportunities. Hodgkisson comes with a strong background in the automotive aftermarket, having previously worked for KYB and PDP as well as being managing director for the Autostores group for 15 years.
Hodgkisson said: “SMP Europe’s reputation in the industry as a reliable and reputable company gives us an excellent platform for growth as the industry begins to return to normal after a unprecedented period following the COVID-19 pandemic. I am excited to get to work, supporting business growth with our customers and welcoming new opportunities through an ever-evolving, dynamic sales strategy. I strongly recognise that there are new ways of working across our industry and it is important that we build on SMP Europe’s foundations of success to continue driving the company forward.”