The world’s leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis has appointed Claire Walker as its new UK sales administrator.

Claire, who had previously worked in a sales role for a Ryedale print firm, will work under newly appointed UK sales manager, Dawn Williamson as the company seek to expand its domestic sales.

Richard Shaw, managing director of Ellis, said: “In recent years we’ve had a very strong and successful focus on growing export sales, but with Dawn’s promotion and Claire’s appointment we now have in place a very capable team that can work with our UK distributors to significantly grow this side of the business.”

UK sales currently account for close to 50 per cent of Ellis’ annual turnover. The company, which is based in Rillington, North Yorkshire works closely with a number of key distributors, including ETS Cable Components and MacLean Electrical. It also has an active CPD programme that is opening doors with both consulting engineers and EPC contractors.

Commenting on her appointment, Claire, who lives in nearby Pickering, said: “Ellis’ name is known across the world, and its products are used in some of the biggest construction and developments projects of recent years – both in the UK and overseas.”

“But as importantly, its reputation locally is excellent. It’s seen as an exciting and challenging place to work and I’m delighted to have the opportunity to join the team.”

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