Wednesday 28th June

The Denis Brinicombe Group announces two new appointments within the sales division 

Neil Ashwell has been internally appointed as Head of Agriculture to lead the nationwide, direct to farm division, driving the business initiatives of the Sales Force. With 18 years’ experience within the company, Neil has worked successfully in several sales-related areas and the move into Head of Agriculture is in line with the current reorganisation within the business as part of the 2020 company vision. Neil, steps into this role with a wealth of agricultural experience in ruminant nutrition and Brinicombe Agri product knowledge. Neil says” Operating in the agricultural supply industry has never been easy and there is plenty of competition in today’s market place.  It is so important that we provide an informed service to our customers so that they get value from the product they have invested in. It is my intention to promote this service via our salesforce in order to maintain and grow our share of direct to farm business”. 

James Hawken has been appointed as Area Business Manager covering Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset and North Devon. James says “This is looking to be a very exciting time for the company with lots of positive changes in place to benefit the customer. I am very pleased to by playing a part in it.” In addition to maintaining and establishing new customer accounts, James is also supporting merchants and stockists of Brinicombe Equine, Brinicombe Agri and B2B Nutrition product ranges.

Managing Director, Keith Greig comments, “This is looking to be a very promising time for all divisions within the group. With our international exports expanding, investing resources into our UK sales strategy is still a prominent feature in our all-encompassing plan. We endeavour to strengthen the technical training of our Sales Force and increase the level of support to our valuable network of customers.”

From left to right: James and Neil