Dugard has appointed Colin Thomson to support ongoing growth of the Hanwha brand. Joining the company as product sales manager, Thomson will be tasked with managing the range of Hanwha sliding-head turning centres throughout the UK.
Dugard was appointed as the UK agent for the South Korean Hanwha brand at the tail end of 2018. The Hanwha range of machines will also be supported by the existing Dugard sales team.
With almost 30 years of experience in manufacturing, Thomson started his engineering career as a machine shop apprentice at a prominent aerospace subcontract company in Essex, during which time he became team leader. Leaving this post in his late 20s, Thomson has since cut his teeth in technical sales and account management by working with machine tool and cutting tool manufacturers. With much of this period spent at a prominent sliding-head lathe manufacturer, he is well positioned to give the Hanwha brand a foothold in this niche industry segment.
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