Heald makes key hire to strengthen overseas focus


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Heald has appointed experienced hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) sales specialist, Yan Ferrieres.

Ferrieres has joined the UK perimeter security manufacturer as Overseas Sales Support with a primary focus on the Middle East region.

Yan Ferrieres joins Heald

Ferrieres has over 20 years’ experience in export sales within the HVM industry and has worked on a wide range of global perimeter security projects.

As well as focussing on the Middle East, Ferrieres will also support the company’s customers in France and Belgium.

Heald has a footprint in the Middle East and it was the company’s first export market over 20 years ago.

Debbie Heald MBE, Co-owner and Managing Director, Heald said: “We are delighted to welcome Yan to the Heald team.

“Having worked with him on several projects over the years, he brings a wealth of experience and we look forward to continuing to grow in these markets.”

“Drive growth in many key regions”

Ferrieres added: “It is an honour to be joining the team at Heald and bringing my many years of industry experience to drive growth in many key regions.”

Ferrieres will be leading Heald’s inaugural exhibition at Intersec 2024 which is due to take place between 16-18 January.

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