Hainsworth Protective Fabrics is delighted to announce the appointment of Lesley Routh-Jones, an experienced Business Development Manager and Vice-Chair to the FIA FIRESA.
Lesley Routh-Jones has worked within the fire sector for over 15 years and is highly respected by her vast network of business associates, both in the UK and throughout the world.
Lesley brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in Business Development, together with research development, brand awareness, the organisation of events, corporate functions and charity work.
The appointment follows a successful 12 months for Hainsworth, having scored a number of contract successes since being selected to be part of the prestigious Collaborative Procurement Framework in June 2018.
Tom Hainsworth, Director of Hainsworth Protective Fabrics, said: “With Lesley’s appointment we will be able to draw on her research skills and energetic approach to the commercial challenges faced by suppliers to the emergency service sector.”
Lesley Routh-Jones said: “Since my first involvement of working within the fire sector; my extensive engagement with the Fire and Rescue Service; and my involvement within the recuperation side of the Firefighters Charity, I greatly appreciate that firefighters require the best possible PPE to be as safe as possible when encountering the dangers they are exposed to whilst attending incidents.”
“I am delighted to be joining AW Hainsworth and to be working with the business’s vastly experienced Protectives Team. The company has a fantastic reputation and I look forward to taking its industry-leading products into new and existing markets. I am proud and privileged to be a part of this historic company”.
In addition to Tom Hainsworth, Lesley will also work closely with Colin Whittaker, Global Sales Manager and Richard Gorst, Consultant for Hainsworth Technology.