London, England (February 23, 2014): Stephen Bernhard, Executive Chairman of Bernhard and Company, has announced that Steve Nixon is to become International Sales Manager.
Bernhard said: “Growing sales and focus on customer support demands that our sales management be reinforced and centred in Rugby, England. I’m delighted to announce that, with immediate effect, Steve Nixon is to become our International Sales Manager.
“Based in Rugby, he will take full responsibility for all our Sales and Marketing worldwide, working alongside Steve Wilson, Peter Wood and me.
“Steve is well acquainted with the US market having spent several years in Florida. He will work closely with Gary Ray and the US team, with Steve Wilson and his team in Asia and with the existing team in Europe.
“We are a close-knit company and Steve has always been very highly thought of by the whole team. Everyone is very excited about this development and the impact that it will have on streamlining our business and opening up new channels.”
Bernhard and Company Limited is the leader in the grinder market and one of the world’s most influential forces in the presentation and quality of turf grass. In the USA they are in 75 of the top 100 golf courses, and over 65% of the World Top 100 golf courses.
The company continues to support and develop research and education programmes and has partnerships with professional greenkeeping/superintendent associations, and other professional bodies. Additionally, its international Delegate Exchange Programme continues to be a big success in learning and sharing ideas across the globe.
**Bernhard and Company Ltd is an Ordinary Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation. For further details, please visit www.bernhard.co.uk or http://www.expressdual.com/
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