Ian Parsons joins Fagor Professional as Sales Manager

Fagor Professional is pleased to announce the addition of Ian Parsons to its growing sales team. He joins Fagor Professional as North Area Sales Manager with almost 30 years catering equipment industry experience under his belt. Ian will bolster the brand’s existing sales team and help to build on the substantial UK growth it has experienced over the last two years.

Boasting an impressive CV including experience as regional sales director at Bunzl Lockhart, new business director at Continental Chef Supplies and general manager at Walker Catering Supplies, Ian will be responsible for supporting Fagor Professional’s five-year growth plan by boosting its presence within the leisure and contract catering sector. Ian will also be tasked with building relationships across the wider dealer and distributor network.

Commenting on his motivation for joining Fagor Professional Ian says: “I’m delighted to join Fagor Professional as North Area Sales Manager. I’m thrilled to be part of a passionate team that has done an exceptional job of raising the profile of this Spanish brand in the UK market. Fagor Professional has an outstanding product portfolio which gives the flexibility to sell a single appliance or spec a complete kitchen redesign, the scope the role offers is truly exciting.

My industry knowledge will ensure that I can hit the ground running with this hands-on role and do what I love best, building relationships, networking and converting new customers.

I am looking forward to getting stuck in and supporting the business with its ambitious growth targets”.

Ian’s appointment will strengthen Fagor Professional’s current sales team, increasing awareness nationwide, as he is tasked with growing Fagor Professional’s presence in the North.

On the appointment of Ian, Lee Donkin, Commercial Director at Fagor Professional comments: “We are delighted to welcome Ian to Fagor Professional and have no doubt he will very quickly become an invaluable part of our team. Ian has joined at a hugely exciting time for the business as we continue to experience substantial year on year growth as we continue to gain market share in the UK.

We are privileged to have someone of Ian’s stature to come on board. He brings with him a wealth of experience at director level and as such is well placed to help us accelerate our business strategy and continue to grow sales overall. We are keen to learn as much from him as he is from us.”

Fagor Professional has been at the forefront of hospitality, catering and laundry equipment manufacturing for more than 60 years. Listening, empathising and learning from genuine operator customers around the world, we’ve developed a portfolio of equipment that has been designed to overcome some of the key pain points of working in a commercial kitchen, including ease of use. Fagor Professional offers a solution for every catering need. 

For more information on the full range of catering equipment appliances from Fagor Professional, please visit www.fagorprofessional.com or email uksales@fagorprofessional.com