Sam Prothero joins Irizar UK as Area Sales Manager for Southern England and South Wales
Sam joins Irizar UK with a wealth of experience gained in the coach and commercial vehicle markets, specifically on the regional/area sales and sales management side. Having previously worked for Volvo Bus and Coach, along with range of well-known companies including Lex Commercials DAF, Isuzu and Iveco, Sam joins Irizar at an exciting time in the organisation’s continued growth in the UK market.
Commenting on his appointment, Sam said: “I’m really excited to be joining the Irizar UK family. I’m looking forward to adding my many years of experience to the fantastic Irizar team, as well as getting to know all the operators and members of the bus and coach community in my new area of responsibility”
Julie Hartley, Sales Director at Irizar UK said: “Sam joins us at a key time as we begin to emerge from what has been a difficult period in the coach sector. His experience and enthusiasm is greatly welcomed, we are confident that his contribution to the Irizar team will be considerable. Sam’s sales area will cover the South of England and Wales below the M4 line and incorporate London within the M25 and Kent.”
Originally from Yorkshire, Sam has lived in the South West of England for the last 20 years. In his spare time he follows all things cricket as a former cricketer, is a member at Long Ashton Golf Club and is a regular in the crowd of the local Premiership rugby union team as well as being a member of the England rugby supporters club.
Sam can be contacted via phone and email:
Mobile: 07392 087 145