Extra UK have appointed John Mahon as Area Sales Manager for the Republic of Ireland. The new position has been created to offer better support to ROI customers, particularly important following the UK’s exit from the EU.
Mahon has experience in cycle retail and most recently account management where he sold cycles, parts and accessories for a Dublin based Distributor.
Mahon said: “I jumped at the opportunity to work with the Extra team. With great brands like Abus and Topeak, they have product to cover a broad variety of stores. Their brand portfolio really has something for everyone all backed by depth of stock. I saw Extra as innovative, forward thinking and a tight knit team that I wanted to be part of.”
In addition, he is an experienced cyclist having won the Race Around Ireland Ultra Cycling event as a 2-person team, ridden across America in 40 days as well as competing in cyclocross and crit races.
Simon Ford, Sales Director at Extra UK, said: “Our growth in Ireland has been considerable in recent years so it’s right to back that with the support it deserves. John came highly recommended and has territory knowledge that will help us to further expand, opening new doors as well as better serving our existing customers. We want to make sure that our Ireland customers get to see all of the brands that we offer, and John will be well equipped to deliver this.”
Mahon added: “Being able to offer Irish dealers practical sales analysis and engagement on a regular basis and giving regular face time to make Extra one of their familiar partners “
Mahon can be contacted by email and on +44 7917390904