Metz appoints new Area Manager for the South of England
Mr Roper has previously worked in sales and support roles at John Lewis before he moved into sales and operational management roles at Sony and Currys before joining Metz.
Mr Roper said: “I feel incredibly fortunate to have joined Metz at such a pivotal time. Coming from a consumer electronics and retail background, I have a ‘boots on the ground’ perspective on the market, so am genuinely thrilled about the prospects that lie ahead for it in the UK.
“Metz is carving out a fantastic niche for itself, by offering the perfect blend of innovation, and affordability, underpinned by the brand’s rich German heritage. Its commitment to providing high-quality, affordable smart TVs reflects the German reputation for precision engineering and quality craftsmanship – that really resonates with.”
His role at the brand involves sales and account management, servicing Metz’s existing retailer base as well as looking for new, independent stockists.
Commercial Director of Metz, Rob Peacock, added: “We feel very lucky to have secured Sam for this key role in our UK sales team. When we interviewed him for the job his enthusiasm, positivity and eagerness to engage really shone through. As our retailers will discover, he has a genuinely personable nature that fits in very well with Metz’s brand culture.”