Bridge of Weir Leather launch in Detroit13 June 2011
Bridge of Weir Leather Company, part of Scottish Leather Group, have launched a division in Detroit (Bridge of Weir Leather Inc) and have appointed Tom Kiepper in the newly created role of Vice President Sales for North America.
Bridge of Weir Leather Company has a track record in innovation that has made them leaders in the field of quality automotive leather upholstery and this office opening and appointment will help the company to increase its capability in the US market.
Kiepper joins from Eagle Ottawa and has more than 20 years experience in the automotive sector. In addition to sales, Kiepper has a background in marketing and purchasing as well as new business development. He has worked with a range of leading brands such as Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Chrysler and is a graduate of Ohio State University.
Sales director, Bridge of Weir Leather Company, Jamie Davidson says of this move; ‘Tom comes armed with the right experience we need for him to take Bridge of Weir Leather to the North American OEM’s and sell our Low Carbon Leather products, which are a major focus of all car manufacturing.’
Speaking of his appointment Tom Kiepper comments; ‘I am delighted to be taking up this new challenge at such an exciting stage in the company’s development. Although Bridge of Weir already has a presence in the market here, the scope for Bridge of Weir’s products is immense and I am looking forward to working with a company which is continually innovating and staying one step ahead of the competition.’