The Crosby Group’s strengthens UK sales organisation
Jamie Kirkbride has assumed a new role in The Crosby Group organisation as area sales manager, UK North, responsible for sales of the company’s portfolio, with brands including Crosby, Gunnebo Industries, Crosby Straightpoint and recently acquired leading mooring brand Crosby Feubo.
In this new role, Kirkbride will relocate to Aberdeen in Scotland, regarded as the heart of the oil and gas industry in the UK and North Sea. Kirkbride will have a strongfocus on supporting Crosby’s local distribution partners in the region.
Justin Whelan, commercial director of The Crosby Group UK said, “Jamie has a broad range of knowledge and more than 10 years of experience developing business in emerging markets, particularly in the oil and gas industry. We are very excited with him assuming this new role, which will bring great value to our customers in the region.”
Previously, Kirkbride has spent several years working in Africa and more recently, the Middle East, before joining The Crosby Group as business development manager for Asia Pacific in 2019. He has a BSc in business management and marketing from the University of Northumbria in Newcastle, UK.