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GDS Strengthen its Team with Two New Appointments

GDS Strengthen its Team with Two New Appointments

Paul JohnsonGDS have announced the appointment of two new members of its rapidly growing team. Paul Johnson has been appointed as Architectural Lighting Consultant and Ashley Freeman as UK Sales Account Co-ordinator.

Paul Johnson has been appointed as Architectural Lighting Consultant for GDS and has many years' experience in the architectural field. Paul studied Architectural Technologies at Cardiff University as a mature student, graduating with a BSC with honours. After leaving university he worked for an Architectural practice, specialising in lighting design. Paul's role will be to develop the GDS architectural brand and take it to residential and commercial markets. He will be responsible for consulting with architects and offering a unique design service.

Ashley FreemanAshley Freeman has joined GDS as UK Sales Account Co-ordinator. Ashley studied Sound, Light and Live Event Technology at Darby University and has been appointed in the role to support the UK sales team and to provide customer service to GDS's customer network. Ashley will be based at GDS HQ in Bristol.

Matt Lloyd, Managing Director GDS commented: -

“We are delighted to announce the appointment of two new team members. Paul's knowledge of the architectural market is a great asset to us as we progress into this specialist sector”.

He added: -

“Ashley has come on-board to support the sales team and customer base and is already making an impact. We are very excited about the latest phase of expansion and are looking forward to the some positive input from both our new team member”.

GDS is a multi-award winning UK Manufacturer with a diverse range of technology-based products. Based in Bristol with offices in the US, GDS specialises in lighting and control solutions and has seven innovative brands in its product portfolio. In addition GDS has recently launched a special projects division offering a manufacturing solution for any one off application for entertainment, television, corporate and permanent installation.

For more information on the award winning product ranges from GDS visit or contact the sales team [email protected] or [email protected]

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