CHAUVET Opens Office in UK
Lighting manufacturer CHAUVET have opened a full-service office in the UK with its own dedicated inventory, technicians and sales team. Serving the UK and Ireland, the new branch is stocked with all the latest luminaries and all products are specifically designed for 240 volt power and are fitted with UK mains plugs. Product categories include lighting for the DJ and Club market, production lighting for stage, theatre and touring, and architectural lighting.
“We felt it was time to put a face to CHAUVET in the UK,” said CEO Albert Chauvet. “Our business has grown substantially in Europe and we want to make sure all of our customers can get their products as quickly as possible as well as having their service needs met.”
Staffers in the new office include Michael Brooksbank, Sales Manager, and Darren Jackson, Southern UK Territory Business Manager. Brooksbank joins CHAUVET with more than 20 years experience in the professional lighting industry, covering all areas of the market from retail/ DJ, production/entertainment to architectural projects. “This is a great opportunity,” he said. “CHAUVET is in a strong position with a product range that crosses several sectors; I'm really looking forward to the challenge.” Jackson has more than 15 years of experience in the lighting industry, including operating his own company that sold intelligent as well as LED lighting.
These lighting experts will work under CHAUVET’s International Sales Manager Gerry Zigman. “We have needed a physical presence in the UK for some time, and now we have the personnel with the level of experience and dedication necessary to represent CHAUVET properly.” Zigman said. CHAUVET, based in Florida, USA, market their products through authorised dealers and distributors worldwide. CHAUVET also maintain a logistical warehouse facility in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, used to stock and ship merchandise to the European continent. The new CHAUVET UK office is located in Unit 1C, Brookhill Road Industrial Estate in Pinxton, Nottingham.
Published: 27 March 2010