New Technical Sales Manager strengthens Imperial

Gavin Takel of Imperial Engineering

New technical Sales manager

Leading OE bus and coach parts distributor, Imperial Engineering, has appointed Gavin Takel to the newly created role of Technical Sales Manager.

Reporting to Imperial’s Sales Director, John Dwight, Takel brings 24 years of experience in commercial vehicle parts and components to the Cheshunt-based company. He joins from Jost UK, where he spent four years as Technical Sales Manager – Axles. Previously, Takel worked in Technical Sales for Knorr-Bremse, one of Imperial’s longest standing suppliers and he was also at Volvo Truck and Bus for nine years, covering a wide range of mechanical and technical responsibilities.

Commenting on his appointment, Takel said:

“I am delighted to join the team at Imperial Engineering, which has built up a reputation for industry-leading customer service in the bus and coach industry. I’m really looking forward to bringing my sales experience and technical insight to the business with a focus on developing Imperial’s customer base further.”

John Dwight, Imperial Engineering’s Sales Director, said:

“The Covid-19 pandemic has brought huge challenges to bus and coach operators across the UK and we are therefore very pleased to acknowledge a steady resumption of services in accordance with safe practices.  Imperial stands ready to support customers as vehicles return to the road and Gavin’s appointment into the new role of Technical Sales Manager will add significant extra knowledge and support to our customer partnerships as the industry recovers and moves forward.”

Imperial Engineering has been supplying the bus and coach industry with premium quality parts and engineering expertise for over 50 years.  The company is a primary distributor for Bosch, Knorr-Bremse, Wabco, Haldex, Meritor, ZF, Textar, Ceramex and Dana products and only sells brand new, genuine OEM parts, leaving customers safe in the knowledge that they are fitting the highest quality components to their vehicles.

Imperial Engineering offers a wide range of OEM PSV parts including braking and friction products, propshafts, steering components, water pumps and turbochargers.

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