Altra Appoints Neil English as European Director of Sales

As director of European sales for Altra Industrial Motion, Neil English will be responsible for overall sales within Europe for Altra&rsq...
March 11, 2008—

As director of European sales for Altra Industrial Motion, Neil English will be responsible for overall sales within Europe for Altra’s range of global brands, including Warner Electric, Matrix International, Wichita Clutch, Stieber, Twiflex, Bibby Transmissions and Huco Dynatork.

Prior to this appointment, English was most recently the sales and marketing director for Holroyd, a machine tool manufacturer. He worked at the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board, where he increased client and customer engagements by 150 percent, Altra’s press release says. English also held a senior sales role with Sumitomo, a Japanese power transmission company.

“This is an exciting time to be joining Altra,” English says. “The company is in a massive growth phase, as emphasized by the company’s organic revenue global growth of 9.9 percent for the third quarter of 2007. This growth is being driven by its management team’s continuous focus on new products and target markets all aided by Altra’s unique business system, which focuses on improvements in quality, delivery and cost to drive customer satisfaction. Altra’s business system also provides the tools to achieve specific business objectives with the involvement of all associates.”