Leeds-based pocket spring manufacturer, Spinks Springs, has appointed Ian Owen as European sales manager, a newly created role designed to support the company’s growth.
Ian will be tasked with managing sales of Spinks’ pocket springs across the European market including the UK.
Ian joins Spinks Springs after 28 years at Carpenter, a leading global manufacturer of polyurethane foam, where his last role was marketing and strategic sales director.
Inventors of three dimensional, fine wire micro pocket springs, Spinks Springs specialises in the creation of unique and highly versatile low height pocket springs. A leader in spring technology, Spinks Springs’ principles of comfort technology can be applied to a wide range of products, from furniture and mattresses to automotive seating and even footwear.
The company is part of the Harrison Spinks Group which was founded in 1840. Harrison Spinks is one of Great Britain’s most established and innovative bed and mattress manufacturers.
Darren Marcangelo, commercial director of Spinks Springs, said: “Ian’s impressive service at Carpenter has given him a vast knowledge and experience of the market which makes him the perfect person for this new role.”
Ian Owen said: “I’m delighted to join the team at Spinks Springs at this exciting time of growth. It is a great opportunity to be able to join such a unique and pioneering company which is truly a leader in spring technology.”