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Sahara AV UK sales director steps up to EMEA role

International sales director, Simon Chidsey, steps down after 30 years

UK Sales Director, John Ginty has stepped up to the position of EMEA Sales Director for UK distributors Sahara AV, and also Clevertouch, manufacturer of digital signage, software and interactive products.

In his new role, Ginty will expand on his successes in the UK to all manned territories and exclusive international partners across Europe, Middle East and Africa operations. Ginty has been with the business for nine years and implemented a raft of new aspects from the customer relationship programme through to reorganising the sales team to increase efficiency and customer service.

“Simon has been an important part of the Sahara journey, his loyalty and dedication to growing the international business is evidenced by the significant contribution it has made to the organisation,” said Ginty.

“Working for Sahara over the last 9 years with distribution, vendor and Clevertouch products has been a constant pleasure. The team, our partners and vendors have been an immensely important aspects in supporting the success we have achieved so far with our range of collaboration technologies and innovations.”

Mark Starkey, Sahara AV and Clevertouch CEO added: “John has bought tremendous success to our businesses and is very much respected as a colleague and friend… I know he will implement a successful strategy across the EMEA region. I’m sure the EMEA region under John’s guidance will go from strength to strength and of course, all of us at the Sahara and Clevertouch the business thank Simon for all his work.”