LONDON, UK – January – 2019 – Sennheiser, a world leading manufacturer of headphones, microphones and wireless transmission systems, has appointed Neil Watson as Regional Marketing Manager for the UK and Ireland. Neil will be responsible for ensuring the effective implementation and execution of product launches in the UK and the overall marketing strategy set out from CC&O HQ at a tactical and operational level.
Jane Craven, Craven, Sales Director – Enterprise Solutions Sennheiser UK said, “We are delighted to have Neil join our growing UK & Ireland team. His track record speaks for itself and we are certain that, with his experience, allied to our new introductions in 2019, we are going to have a fantastic year ahead marketing with our partners.”
Neil is a commercially astute channel marketer, with diverse experience in communications and digital marketing across a range of businesses. Neil joins Sennheiser from Plantronics, where he managed channel marketing communications for UK and Ireland and developed partnerships with key industry partners, such as Microsoft. He has held various managerial roles with diverse responsibility across his 20 years’ experience within a range of businesses and industries.
“I am really looking forward to working for Sennheiser. As a headset aficionado, I have always admired Sennheiser’s products and the brand. I am relishing the opportunity to bring my experience from within the industry and beyond to the challenge of growing Sennheiser’s market share within the business communications space.
When I heard about the developments we have planned for 2019 I knew that this was an opportunity that I couldn’t miss.”
Neil will develop Sennheiser’s strategic regional marketing strategy across partner programs to better understand and work with our marketing partners, sustain collaborative partnerships/propel Sennheiser forwards. Neil will be tasked with driving local marketing communications and to integrate channel partners and target groups to ensure alignment between sales and marketing initiatives.
Sennheiser is shaping the future of audio – a vision built on more than 70 years of innovation culture, which is deeply rooted within the family-owned company. Founded in 1945, Sennheiser is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and wireless transmission systems. With 20 sales subsidiaries and long-established trading partners, the company is active in more than 50 countries and operates its own production facilities in Germany, Ireland and the USA. Sennheiser has around 2,800 employees around the world that share a passion for audio excellence. Since 2013, Sennheiser has been managed by Daniel Sennheiser and Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, the third generation of the family to run the company. As part of the Sennheiser Group, the joint venture Sennheiser Communications A/S is specialized in wireless and wired headsets and speakerphones for contact centers, offices and Unified Communications environments as well as headsets for gaming and mobile devices. In 2016, the Sennheiser Group had sales totaling €658.4 million. www.sennheiser.com
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