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GDS strengthens team with two appointments

Ashley Freeman will support the UK sales team

7 July 2011

UK - GDS has announced the appointment of two new members of its growing team. Paul Johnson has been appointed as architectural lighting consultant and Ashley Freeman as UK sales account co-ordinator.

Paul Johnson has many years' experience in the architectural field. He studied architectural technologies at Cardiff University as a mature student, graduating with a BSC with honours. After leaving university he worked for an Architectural practice, specialising in lighting design. His role will be to develop the GDS architectural brand and take it to residential and commercial markets. He will be responsible for consulting with architects and offering a customised design service.

Ashley Freeman studied sound, light and live event technology at Derby University and has been appointed in the role to support the UK sales team and to provide customer service to GDS's customer network. He will be based at GDS HQ in Bristol.

Matt Lloyd, managing director GDS comments: "We are delighted to announce the appointment of two new team members. Paul's knowledge of the architectural market is a great asset to us as we progress into this specialist sector.

"Ashley has come on-board to support the sales team and customer base and is already making an impact. We are very excited about the latest phase of expansion and are looking forward to the some positive input from both our new team member."

(Jim Evans)



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