Bryan Whitfield, new Group Sales Director at Texon

With a strong track record in sales and business development for major international companies including Avery Dennison, Velcro and Bemis, Bryan Whitfield joins Texon to accelerate the company’s ambitious growth plans.

Constantly innovating the business works with some of the largest brands on the planet – for more than 70 years, operating in more than 90 countries worldwide, employing more than 550 people, and making more than 30 million square metres of different high quality materials and performance fabrics each year – Texon’s strategic aims is to built a long-term sales strategy that will help drive the company’s double digit growth trajectory.

Jelle Tolsma, CEO at Texon, said: “Despite COVID-19 and its impact on consumer markets, we had a strong, productive 2020 – increasing our share of work with existing customers and winning new contracts. As the world continues to tackle the challenges associated with the pandemic, we are pushing on with our growth plans and ramping up our sustainability and innovation efforts. Under Bryan’s stewardship, our global sales team will continue to deepen relationships with existing customers and pursue new opportunities identified in territories worldwide.”

Bryan succeeds Matt Smith, who leaves Texon after almost a decade of successful service.