GKD Technologies has announced a new member of the team – Ted Bignell has recently joined the company as internal account manager supplying machine control systems for both construction and road-rail machinery. Ted’s background lies in management at the EG Group (Euro Garages), where in his last appointment he was tasked with improving and increasing its turnover, which he successfully doubled during his two-year service.
Ted commented on his new role, “GKD is a rapidly growing company and coming from a hugely different background, I bring a fresh set of eyes and lots of enthusiasm. I am very excited for the challenge ahead and being part of the GKD team.”
Ted will be joining the GKD sales team working alongside Jack Thomas. The two colleagues will be covering both UK and export sales and will be working on both the civils and rail sectors.
Nigel Baseley, marketing director, GKD said, “We are delighted to welcome Ted onto the GKD team, he will be a great asset to the company with his previous management experience and enthusiasm for the GKD product.”
Nigel added, “Now infrastructure and construction projects are now back on track and with the increasing safety requirements for job sites, our team has seen a marked rise in the demand for and the installation of our motion control systems for construction machines.
We are welcoming this growth and are keen to support our new and existing customers in keeping essential people and machines safe whilst working. With our market expansion and new product development, GKD is making it a priority to have the right team in place to drive expansion plans for the future. Ted with help drive our plans forward.”