Tony Williams, Owlett-Jaton Sales Director, is celebrating 40 years with the company this month.
His career path has given him the perfect opportunity to experience the company from different angles, giving him a clear insight and understanding as to how the company operates, said the firm. Along the way, Williams has also met a lot of colleagues, contacts, and companies, providing him with an enviable network of knowledge.
Williams' career with the company started in November 1981, when he joined ‘Jaton’, with his first role working on the trade counter, serving customers. Soon after, he took up a position in the warehouse, picking orders. This was followed by a driving role, delivering customer’s orders around the Staffordshire, Shropshire, Cheshire, and East Midlands regions. His next position was within the Key Accounts department, looking after major accounts for Jaton including Rolls-Royce and GEC.
An opportunity then arose to move into a post within the mesh department, which he jumped at. Further progression then saw him become a representative for the mesh department, visiting customers on a national scale.
Williams went on to hold the position of National Sales Manager for 14 years, from 2002 to 2016. Starting with the Stone branch of Jaton, his role expanded when he took the responsibility of Elland, followed shortly by Milton Keynes, Swindon, and Dartford.
In January 2017, Williams was successful in becoming Sales Director for Owlett-Jaton - the position he holds to this day.
The frim said: "Tony is a leading figure of the team, and this significant milestone reflects his commitment and dedication to the company; an inspiration to many. During his time as Sales Director, we have repeatedly witnessed Owlett-Jaton achieving record sales, and he has played an instrumental part in the company’s success.
"The experience, understanding, and knowledge that Tony has gained during his time with the company serve to ensure that the company continues in the right direction."
PICTURED TOP: Owlett-Jaton CEO Ian Doherty (left) hands Owlett-Jaton Sales Director Tony Williams a gift for his achievement.
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