12/9/2016 12:14:29 PM
Samsung appoints Dean King new head of retail sales & training
Former O2 territory manager Dean King has changed role to head of retail sales and training at Samsung, after spending six years at the UK operator after joining as a regional manager.
King’s new role at Samsung’s Chertsey HQ in Surrey will see him lead the manufacturer’s retail performance team, overseeing their field marketing team and online training platform – Samsung Backstage, which are both operated by retail specialists Blue Square Marketing.
In his previous role as territory manager he was responsible for managing O2’s retail estate for half of the UK and Northern Ireland.
Samsung have the largest training portfolio in the UK and is the only manufacturer to visit over 50% of retail staff every two weeks, according to research by iSellMobile. Their field marketing team also won Best Manufacturer Field Marketing Team at the 2016 Mobile Industry Awards.