ESP welcomes new area sales manager for Scotland

Area sales manager

ESP is delighted to welcome Peter Hampson on board as the new Area Sales Manager covering Scotland.

Peter has a wealth of experience and expertise garnered during his career spanning some 23 years and spent with some of the industry’s leading security products manufacturers.

Having started out as a security installation service engineer and holding this position for almost 20 years, he has an in depth understanding of the security sector as a whole, as well as some solid practical experience in the workings of the products and systems as they have evolved. Transitioning from an engineering role to one in sales, Peter progressed from an account manager position with Chubb – one of the UK’s best‑known providers of fire safety and security solutions for businesses and organisations nationwide – to business development manager with Hikvision – a world leading IoT solution provide with video as its core competency.

Peter joins ESP at an exciting time for the company with a number of significant new product launches having taken place this year. These include the revamp of the Sangamo heating and timer controls range, the relaunch of the Rekor 2MP CCTV range and most recently the launch of the brand new Fort Smart Security range. Peter will be instrumental in developing and implementing strategic sales plans to bring these new products to an expanded customer base and solidifying ESP’s presence in the region. He will be responsible for building on established relationships with customers as well as forging new partnerships.

Commenting on this new appointment, Barry Taylor, Scolmore Group sales director for Scotland and Northern Ireland, says: “We are delighted to have been able to secure someone of Peter’s calibre for this key role in Scotland. His in-depth knowledge of the industry and the product categories make him an ideal asset to the business as we continue to drive our growing range of security solutions through the electrical wholesale channel here in Scotland.”

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