Irizar UK has appointed Sam Prothero as Area Sales Manager for Southern England and South Wales. He brings significant experience of the coach and commercial vehicle markets in regional and area sales roles.
Mr Prothero will be responsible for London within the M25, Kent and the south of England and Wales below the M4 motorway line. Hailing originally from Yorkshire, he has lived in the South West for the past 20 years and is a keen cricket and rugby enthusiast.
Speaking on his appointment, Mr Prothero says: “I am excited to be joining the Irizar UK family. I am looking forward to adding my many years of experience to the fantastic Irizar team, as well as getting to know all the operators and members of the coach and bus community in my new area of responsibility.”
Irizar UK adds that the appointment comes “at an exciting time in the organisation’s continued growth in the UK market.”
Adds Sales Director Julie Hartley: “Sam joins us at a key time as we begin to emerge from what has been a difficult period in the coach sector. His experience and enthusiasm are greatly welcomed and we are confident that his contribution to the Irizar team will be considerable.”