Shotoku appoints Shepherd to EMEA sales manager, manual products
Shotoku, a leading international manufacturer of advanced manual and robotic camera support products, has hired David Shepherd for the newly created position of EMEA sales manager, manual products. James Eddershaw, sales director, revealed Shepherd’s appointment from the company’s European headquarters located in Staines, England.
“We’re delighted to add David to our sales team to support a significant increase in the manual side of our business,” says Eddershaw. “His strong communication skills combined with his business development capabilities and technical proficiency will serve as a tremendous benefit to our customers as we respond to their requests with a new range of broadcast and professional products.”
Shepherd is responsible for supporting current customers and developing new markets for Shotoku’s range of high quality and innovative manual camera support systems, including pan and tilt heads, pedestals, tripods and virtual reality systems. He will work closely with management and R&D to promote Shotoku’s entire manual camera support range, and in particular the recently expanded SP range of cost-effective tripod systems for the professional market.
Prior to joining Shotoku, Shepherd served in a management capacity for other high technology companies including RET UK Ltd., and Spire Technology, where he quickly rose from junior to senior sales positions, and Orion Distribution, Ltd. where he was ultimately responsible for 40% of the company’s turnover.
Shepherd is based in the, UK and can be reached at [email protected] or +44 (0)1784 224650.