OPTEX strengthens presence in UK and Ireland with new appointment


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OPTEX, a prominent global sensor manufacturer, has appointed Lawrence Peters as Head of Sales in the UK and Ireland, aiming to enhance and expand its capabilities in the region.

In his new role, Peters will lead and implement OPTEX’s domestic sales and growth strategy, focusing on acquiring new customers in key vertical markets, including retail, logistics, data centres, critical infrastructure and residential sectors.

Long term relationships

Additionally, Peters will nurture long-term relationships with installers, system integrators and distributor partners, ensuring OPTEX maintains its commitment to delivering high-level technical service and customer support.

He brings nearly 20 years of experience in the security industry, with over a decade in leadership roles.

His previous role was Sales Director – UK and Ireland for a leading provider of temporary site security, demonstrating a proven track record in developing and delivering long term projects.

“Grow our product”

Expressing his enthusiasm, Peters stated: “OPTEX has earned its reputation as a global leader in sensing and detection solutions, renowned for developing and innovating its portfolio of intelligent, versatile technologies that enhance safety and security across multiple applications.”

He looks forward to collaborating with the expert team, leveraging their product and industry knowledge to provide high-quality solutions and services that align with the company’s objectives.

Ben Linklater, Commercial Director, OPTEX commented: “Lawrence joins us at an exciting time for the business and is further proof of our commitment to invest in quality people and grow our product and service lines to meet the ever-changing needs of our UK and Irish customers.”

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