Kern, the mailing and packaging equipment specialist, today announced the appointment of David Cox as UK Head of Sales. The new role has been created to strengthen Kern’s position in the UK market and capitalise on recent product additions. David was previously Northern District Sales Manager at Neopost UK.
Reporting to Uli Kern, President and Managing Director of the Kern Group, David is responsible for driving sales of Kern’s high-speed mailing, smart locker and packaging solutions, working with a new dedicated team at Kern’s HQ in Switzerland focused on driving worldwide expansion.
“David’s appointment marks another milestone in the growth of the UK business and demonstrates our optimism in the UK market, despite the current Coronavirus crisis,” said Uli Kern, President and Managing Director of the Kern Group. “Mail remains a critical sector, helping keep nations informed during these unprecedented times, while packaging is critical for food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets. David’s wealth of commercial experience will be invaluable in working with partners and customers.”
The sales focus will be around Kern’s core strengths, including its high-end mailing inserters such as the new multi-format K3800; Kern’s Smart Terminals, which allow consumers to collect or drop-off parcels, food or medicines; and Kern’s award-winning PackOnTime solution, which automatically packages items ready for shipping by creating custom cardboard boxes on demand.
“Mail is experiencing growth in many areas as businesses drive consumers online, while the UK boom in parcel delivery continues,” said David Cox, Head of Sales, Kern Ltd. “Kern is renowned for its spirit of innovation, which helps customers respond to industry challenges and remain competitive. I look forward to taking advantage of our latest solutions and helping drive the next phase of the company’s growth.”
With more than 20 years of sales and marketing leadership in regional and national roles, David was previously Northern District Sales Manager at Neopost UK, where he was responsible for managing the sales operation at the digital communications, logistics and mail solutions company.