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Snorkel Appoints Andrew Fishburn As Divisional Managing Director, Snorkel Uk

Andrew Fishburn; Managing Director; Snorkel UK; UK, Ireland; Matthew Elvin;

Washington, Tyne & Wear, U.K. (1st March 2016)  Snorkel is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Fishburn as Divisional Managing Director of its Snorkel UK operation, with immediate effect.

Based at Snorkel’s manufacturing facility in Washington, Tyne & Wear, Andrew will be responsible for leading Snorkel UK, the direct sales and service division which supports customers across the United Kingdom & Ireland.

Andrew has significant AWP industry experience, and a proven track record in sales, rental and business development.  Andrew has previously worked with JLG, and most recently has been providing sales training and consultancy services.

Under the new structure, Mark Yarnold moves to the position of Sales Director, where he will continue to focus on added value sales for the business.

These appointments are expected to further strengthen the Snorkel team in a key territory, and will act as a catalyst to the next phase of the company’s development.

Matthew Elvin, Snorkel CEO, said, “Andrew is well-known and highly regarded within the industry.  The UK is an important market for Snorkel, and Andrew’s appointment will help us to achieve the next level of growth within this territory, while ensuring that we continue to meet the needs of our valued UK customer base.  We are delighted to welcome Andrew to the team.”

Andrew Fishburn added, “I am genuinely excited to join Snorkel at this key stage in its growth.  The recent business developments and new product introductions are building a strong foundation for the brand, and I am looking forward to strengthening our position in this very pivotal market.”

Snorkel UK was created in 2010, to provide dedicated sales and product support to Snorkel customers in the UK and Ireland.  Under Mark Yarnold’s direction, the division tripled its team in 2015 and added a fleet of mobile parts and service vehicles to enhance regional support and improve response times to customers.

Of Andrew’s appointment, Mark Yarnold said, “I am delighted to be working with Andrew, he will bring some fresh ideas and strategy to the business to further enhance our presence in the UK and Ireland.”

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