Johannesburg, South Africa based DWR Distribution announces the appointment of 2 new staff - Dave Whitehouse and JC du Plessis. Whitehouse joins DWR's very proactive sales team and du Plessis joins the technical crew.
South Africa's leading professional lighting sales company, has enjoyed one of its busiest years to date, and this latest expansion will enable DWR to continue providing the very best sales and technical support for which it is renowned.
DWR's Duncan Riley, says, "I am delighted to have Dave and JC onboard. They both have the calibre, skill sets and excellent characters that will rock at DWR!" This is a company where the 'People Factor' is paramount, and having those with the right attitude as well as the necessary experience is "Fundamental to our future success," adds Riley.
Whitehouse is an established theatre lighting designer. His previous experience includes working at Magnetic Storm, 10 years at Electroquip plus stints for lighting design house Congo Blue Design and for electrical designers/manufacturers Cosmotronics, where he was their lighting specialist.
On joining DWR he says, "I wanted to work for the friendliest and most professional team in South Africa". As a practicing LD, he can relate to creative requirements with hands-on knowledge and help advise informatively on the best available solutions. "Building a relationship with clients based on trust and respect goes a long way beyond the initial sale".
JC du Plessis
du Plessis brings massive enthusiasm and energy to the DWR equation, together with vast front-line experience having worked for top SA rental company Sound Stylists as their head of lighting, and again in the same position for Multi-Media Staging, where he also lit some serious corporate events.
He comments, "I am a team player, and I think DWR has an awesome atmosphere and brilliant people with lots of experience ..... of which I want to be a part!" He was also attracted to the DWR work ethic, which involves offering the quickest and most efficient service, involving real dedication and passion for the job and the industry.
The new appointments will further strengthen the superlative service, training opportunities and solutions that DWR offers to all its clients in the process of distributing a dynamic range of premium brands, including Robe lighting, MA Lighting, Vari*Lite, Avolites, Philips Selecon & Strand, Strong, LTM, Prolyte, etc.
For more press information on DWR Distribution, please contact Louise Stickland on +44 (0)7831 329888, +44 (0)1865 202679 or [email protected] To contact DWR direct, please call +27 11 793 5066 or check www. dwrdistribution.co.za
Photo shows : Dave Whitehouse (left) and JC du Plessis