LONDON Jim Williams has been appointed to the position of Area General Manager for DEK Northern Europe, based in the company’s HQ in Weymouth, a role which will see him develop of the company’s sales, service and brand management activities across this region.
Reporting directly to DEK European General Manager, Michael Brianda, Williams’ (pictured left) key responsibilities will include leading the sales, sales administration and customer support teams across the Northern Europe remit, which spans the U.K., Ireland, Benelux, Scandinavia, Turkey, Israel, Egypt and South Africa.
DEK Northern Europe has 50 direct employees and 10 distributors. In addition, Williams will also be responsible for the management of screens and stencils businesses in the U.K. and Benelux. As a newly created region, DEK Northern Europe is focused on the unification of the company’s screens, stencils and printing machine operations to further streamline internal and external communications channels.
Williams joins DEK from Oxford Instruments, where he spent over 16 years in a variety of sales and marketing roles, most recently as Sales Director for their Semiconductor Processing Equipment Business.