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Solmax-GSE appoints McCourt new global head of sales

News | September 26, 2018 | By:

Solmax-GSE has selected Peter McCourt as a new member of the executive team and the company’s global head of sales.

McCourt has been with GSE since 2010 and has held several senior leadership positions. Prior to the acquisition of GSE by Solmax, he was based in Bangkok, Thailand, as the regional president of the Asia Pacific region. Before this assignment, he led the global sales and marketing function while being based in Houston, Texas.

Photograph courtesy GSE-Solmax

McCourt has lived and worked on three different continents. His new position enables him to be based in his hometown of Ardrossan, Scotland, UK, from where he will travel globally.

“Our goal is to remain the growth-oriented leader in the industry, providing innovative solutions, services and expertise, supporting our customers from various industries that we serve,” McCourt said in a prepared statement. “We aim to further enhance our presence in core markets as well as focus on the growth of underdeveloped regions and applications.”

The appointment is an important move toward fulfilling the company’s vision of reshaping the fast-growing geosynthetics industry, Solmax-GSE said in the prepared statement. Solmax-GSE aims to boost local production tailored to meet specific customer needs.

“We are very pleased to have Peter McCourt assume the role of global head of sales and welcome him on board,” said Jean-Louis Vangeluwe, president and CEO at Solmax-GSE. “His experience and knowledge of our industry and markets combined with his background as a senior leader will make him a key contributor to our executive team.”

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