17.01.14

Leaf Expands Presence in UK with Opening of Leaf Europe Office

AUTHOR: HiddenWires

New regional office will facilitate development of the Leaf dealer network, while servicing the growing demand for Leaf audio/video solut...

New regional office will facilitate development of the Leaf dealer network, while servicing the growing demand for Leaf audio/video solutions across Europe. Leaf, a leading manufacturer of HD audio/video distribution and switching solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of its latest regional office, Leaf Europe, located in the United Kingdom. The new facility will play an essential role in growing Leaf's presence throughout Europe, extending the Leaf dealer channel, as well as shaping strategic relationships with area businesses. "This is an exciting time for us and our brand's expansion," said Dean Vaughan, Chief Executive Officer of Leaf. "Our heightened presence in the UK, with dedicated local resources, will grow and support our network of specialty dealers; there is a strong demand for products with the exceptional performance and reliability that Leaf delivers." The opening of Leaf Europe has also allowed the company to add new personnel. Hamish Neale has been named Director of Sales and Marketing for Leaf Europe, where he brings years of industry experience and a readiness to enhance operations, new market development, and aid in Leaf's overall brand evolution. "Leaf continues to remain a key contender in the residential and pro A/V space because of our ability to hire the right people, with the right skill sets, and a strong passion for what we do," added Vaughan. Director of Sales and Marketing, Leaf Europe Hamish Neale - Hamish brings an impressive 14 years of residential A/V experience to Leaf, specifically in the realm of sales, new business development, and dealer expansion, which he will apply to his role in managing the company's emerging European presence. Hamish's ability to recognize key market opportunities, prospect sale channels and effectively negotiate business relationships will be instrumental in building the Leaf brand throughout Europe and beyond. Prior to joining Leaf, Hamish served as the EMEA Territory Sales Manager for Control4 and currently serves on the CEDIA Region 1 Board of Directors. "We could not be happier to welcome Hamish to our team," said Vaughan. "Hamish will be a critical piece in the successful cultivation of Leaf Europe, helping to increase distribution across Europe and uncover vital new business opportunities. We are eager to see what else this year has to offer." www.leafeurope.com