Anglia adds three to customer facing organisation

From: Anglia
Published: Thu May 13 2010

Anglia has expanded its sales and marketing team with three new appointments. Jaqui Fretwell joins Anglia as Divisional Marketing Manager – Business Development and Shirley Vacher and Nicole Claxton join as Key Account Managers.

Commenting, Jim Ward said, "Anglia’s strong emphasis on investing in our customer relationships has been a key factor in bringing our business through the recent downturn successfully. As the market recovers, we are continuing that strategy and bringing on board three individuals with exceptional skills and experience to enlarge our customer facing organisation."

Jaqui Fretwell has spent 17 years in the industry and joins as Divisional Marketing Manager, reporting to Jim Ward, Sales and Marketing Director.

Nicole Claxton and Shirley Vacher are both seasoned sales professionals. Claxton, who will look after customers in Surrey, Oxfordshire and Middlesex, has a 14 year track record in distribution sales and joins from Acal where she spent three years as Account Manager. Previously, she has held sales positions at Memec, Avnet Millennium, 2001 and Arrow.

Vacher will cover Wiltshire, Hampshire and Berkshire, and joins from sales generation specialists the Newbury Group. She brings 25 years sales experience to the role, including ten years in component distribution with Acal, Gothic and Advanced Crystal Technology.

As Key Account Managers, both will report to Debbie Houseley Stott, Regional Sales Manager, South.

About Anglia
Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, and passive and electromechanical components. The company is a member of SC21 and holds AS9120 and ISO9001 approvals. Anglia’s exceptional technical support spans a fast sampling service, telephone advice from product specialists, on-site visits from field applications engineers and, ultimately, electronics design. An in-house team of designers adds expert resources to customers' design teams, helps reduce final product costs and accelerates development times. Anglia stocks over 700 million components from 500,000 product lines in the UK, and streamlines its customer’s logistics and reduces costs through KAN-BAN, EDI, and customer-dedicated inventory.

For further details please contact:
Michelene Hircock at Anglia, Sandall Road, Wisbech, PE13 2PS, UK.
Phone: +44 (0)1945 47 47 47; Web:; Email:

Peter van der Sluijs
Neesham PR
+44 (0) 1296 628180

Company: Anglia
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