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Chris wins top sales accolade

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Niterra UK Ltd has named Chris Barrett its 2023 Salesman of the Year.

The supplier of NGK ignition parts and NTK vehicle electronic components presented Chris with the award at its end of year conference in Ireland.

The 55-year-old joined the company in 2021 when he took over the Home Counties and ‘M1 Corridor’ area following the retirement of Steve Padbury.

He said:

“I’m really pleased to receive this award. This is the best job I have ever had and marks the pinnacle of my career. There’s a lot of energy and banter within our sales team and with the support of our marketing team I always have something new to talk to my customers about.”

Chris, who lives at Byfleet, Surrey with wife Ruth, and has daughters Jessica (25) and Katie (23), received the accolade after holding off the challenge of runner-up Rob Hope and third-placed Karl Pearce.

Stuart Bayne, National Field Sales Manager, Niterra UK Ltd, said:

“I’m delighted for Chris. He has worked very hard since joining and has fitted in seamlessly to our sales team. I would also like to thank Rob, Karl and the rest of the team for their efforts over the past year.”

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