New senior appointments in France and Germany at Goldstar
New at Goldstar (from left): Claus Schmidt and Julien Hughes.
Continuing its drive for further growth in mainland Europe, Goldstar has strengthened its team with two new senior appointments. Julien Hughes is now Senior Account Manager for Goldstar in France while Claus Smith is Senior Account Manager for Germany. Julien has joined Goldstar after working for more than 4 years for Lexon, a well-known brand of corporate gift business in the French B-to-B retail market. Claus brings extensive experience of the writing instruments market to his new role, having previously worked for many years at Faber-Castell and Senator in its marketing and sales department. Colin Loughran, general manager for Goldstar Europe said; “Julien and Claus are important additions to our team and will be valuable assets as we work to achieve our ambitious 10 year growth plan and to maintain our reputation for first class customer service as we grow. These appointments are part of the development of Goldstar Global, our major new initiative uniting Goldstar teams in North America and Europe to offer best-in-class promotional products, innovative decoration capabilities and valuable business solutions to our growing base of distributor customers worldwide.” www.goldstareurope.com