Integrated security solutions developer TDSi appoints Alex Rumsey as UK sales director

Alex Rumsey: TDSi's new director of sales in the UK

Alex Rumsey: TDSi’s new director of sales in the UK

Integrated security solutions specialist TDSi has announced the appointment of Alex Rumsey as director of UK sales. Rumsey’s promotion at the Poole-based company sees him take on the new role having previously served as channel partner manager.

Reflecting on Rumsey’s promotion, TDSi’s managing director John Davies commented: “We’re very excited to announce Alex’s appointment to this critical role. This promotion is very well deserved. Alex has proven time and again that he has the expertise, ability and dedication to successfully promote TDSi’s products and services to the UK market.”

Davies continued: “Alex is the perfect person to steer TDSi’s continued growth plans in the UK. His appointment also frees up other parts of the senior management team to further focus on developing exciting new products and concentrate on other strategic projects, such as exports growth. This is particularly good timing in view of the lucrative opportunities being presented by the lower value of Sterling against the Euro and the US Dollar.”

Rumsey himself explained: “I’m delighted to be taking on the senior sales role in the UK. TDSi proudly manufacturers its systems and products in the UK. The domestic market is also a key region for our sales. There are huge opportunities to grow and expand in the UK security market, and I will be looking to focus our team fully on these, as well as support our existing customers and partners here.”

Rumsey’s promotion follows a number of recent new TDSi appointments including those of finance and operations director Paula Warburton, marketing manager Francesca Meyrick and customer care advisor Madison Read.

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Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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