Samsung Electronics has announced the appointment of a new mobile Marketing Director in the UK and Ireland, Gareth Abel. He will be in charge of continuing to increase brand awareness across the mobile division and building on the huge successes of 2011.
In his new role, Gareth will be responsible for the marketing and go–to-market strategy for all products within the mobile division and will report into Simon Stanford, Managing Director, UK & IRE Telecommunications & Networks Division.
Gareth brings with him a wealth of international experience from the mobile industry; previous roles include Devices Marketing Director at Orange Group where he worked for over ten years, as well as a more recent role at Etisalat based in Abu Dhabi in the UAE.
Simon Stanford, Managing Director, UK & IRE Telecommunications & Networks Division commented: “After the huge success Samsung Mobile has had in 2011, we predict that 2012 will be an even bigger year for us. Gareth has the expertise, knowledge and experience that will help us continue leading the way in marketing innovation.”