PCL appoints key account manager to inflate expansion plans

Pneumatic Components (PCL), the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of pneumatic and tyre inflation systems, has announced the appointment of Ken Holford to the newly-created role of UK Key Account Manager.

Holford will be the main point of contact for the established and future development of PCL’s growing account base. He brings a wealth of experience to the role, having held sales positions spanning industrial consumables, capital equipment and tooling within the automotive and engineering sectors.

At PCL, he is tasked with implementing commercial sales strategies across the UK and specific overseas areas as well as assisting business growth via wholesale and retail activity.

Peter McCall, Sales Director at PCL, said: “To bring someone onboard with Ken’s breadth of experience and such a deep understanding of our markets, shows we are investing in the right people to grow our business. We have ambitious plans and look forward to seeing the professional service and strong results Ken will bring that will help to further enhance our market-leading position.”

Holford said: “The position at PCL provides me with a dynamic role in an equally forward-thinking company. PCL has a desire to design, build and bring to market truly innovative tyre inflation and compressed air products, and I look forward to developing existing accounts through organic growth while building a strong new business pipeline.”

Founded in 1938, PCL maintains a firm commitment to its roots and still manufactures from its 12,000m² production facility in Sheffield – the home of engineering excellence. The business is proud to display the city’s prestigious mark of quality and excellence on its ‘Made in Sheffield’ products.