thumbsUp! appoints new sales manager

Published on: 24th September 2012

British gift and gadget developer has appointed Henrik Kjaer.

Henrik has been hired to manage the company’s sales division and seek out new opportunities for growth within the UK and international markets. He joins thumbsUp! from Suck UK Ltd. Henrik combines years of sales and marketing experience with an extensive knowledge of the technology and gadgets sector. His expertise regarding the development of high-end brand sales is set to be instrumental to thumbsUp!’s expansion strategy into the remainder of 2012 and beyond. In addition to his time at Suck UK Ltd, Henrik previously worked at Apple as retail sales manager for the UK, CardScan Inc, Kmart and MICROS Systems.

Henrik said: “thumbsUp!’s reputation within the industry, the company’s professional approach to business and its diverse range of products has me really excited about my new role. I’m looking forward to getting to know the team and working closely with our customers. The thumbsUp! design team is renowned for creating innovative and, at times, slightly wacky products, and it’ll be fantastic to help bring these to market. It will also be exciting to be involved with thumbsUp!’s international growth, exploring opportunities in new sectors and territories. That and playing with some of their products – I am already enjoying having my morning coffee in the Camera Lens Cup.”

Wojtek Kolan, head of business development, added: “We are thrilled to welcome Henrik to our team. His experience within the industry has really impressed us and we’re sure that he will be a real asset to thumbsUp!. As our Tech and Boys Stuff product categories continue to grow, it will be great to draw on his fantastic knowledge of the mobile and technology sector. thumbsUp! has enjoyed significant expansion both within the UK and internationally in 2012, and with Henrik on board, we’re confident we can continue to build on this success throughout the last quarter of this year and beyond.”


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