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Barry Shepherd to head SICO South Pacific operations
Experienced sport and hospitality executive Barry Shepherd has been appointed General Manager of SICO® South Pacific.
In his role Shepherd will oversee all strategic functions including sales, marketing, new business acquisition and major project tendering across SICO’s operations in Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific Islands and Southern Africa, delivering SICO products to the hospitality, venue, government and education sectors, as well as all logistics, manufacturing, financial direction and staff management.
Before joining SICO®, Shepherd held a variety of senior management and enterprise account sales positions in the sport and hospitality industries. A proven sales leader and business innovator for companies ranging from St. George Illawarra Dragons Rugby League Football Club to Fosters Australia to Southcorp Wines Australia, he has implemented strategies to help organizations thrive in the growing, highly competitive South Pacific region of the global economy.
Looking forward to his role, Shepherd stated "I am excited to be working with the SICO South Pacific team and build on the great work already performed by my predecessor, Jamie Hurst.
"The South Pacific region is filled with opportunity and I look forward to showing customers why SICO is the smart choice for the most innovative, quality-built space utilization products and the best overall value."
SICO® Incorporated Chief Executive Officer Chris E. Wilson added “on the behalf of the board, I'm excited have Barry on our management team and look forward to many years of success in this key region of the world economy.
"Barry's leadership skills, ability to build partnerships and experience in the region make him a perfect fit for the SICO® South Pacific team.
“I know he will help SICO® grow as a global leader in the mobile folding furniture industry."
SICO® is the global leader in mobile folding and rolling, space efficient products that help customers optimize their use of space. The detailed engineering and superior manufacturing that goes into every SICO® product is supported by a strong warranty program and excellent customer service.
Click here to contact SICO South Pacific via their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.
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