TBD welcomes new International Sales Manager, Jonathan Attfield



Bridgend, Wales, 17th July 2017: TBD, renowned for ground support equipment and specialist access solutions for the global aviation industry, has expanded its team with the addition of a new International Sales Manager, Jonathan Attfield.


Attfield joins the team this month, where his technical expertise within the aviation MRO environment will further strengthen TBD’s sales and marketing team and provide worldwide commercial and military sector experience.


Gareth McAuliffe, Business Development Manager – TBD, is spearheading the Company’s highly focused growth strategy and comments: “Jonathan joins TBD at a pivotal point.  We have introduced several important safety innovations that will have significant global impact on base and line maintenance operations.  His established relationships with airlines and MROs will enable TBD to fast-track these solutions to the benefit of operators and airport authorities who seek robustly engineered equipment that can be relied upon in hazardous, harsh and hectic situations.”


Attfield began his sales career at Latchways PLC, where he spent nine years as Product Sales Manager, responsible for global sales of the WinGrip aircraft fall protection system; managing accounts with aircraft manufacturers, airlines, MROs and military organisations; securing private and public contracts; and managing maintenance contracts. He went on to join Granada Material Handling as its UK and European Aerospace Sales Manager, where he was responsible for developing new business with aerospace manufacturers and securing contracts to supply cranes and specialist lifting equipment.


For further information on the services offered by TBD, please contact: Gareth McAuliffe, Business Development Director, on +44 (0) 1656 652 202 or gmcauliffe@tbduk.co.uk.



TBD is a highly respected Ground Support Equipment manufacturer and provider of Specialist Access Solutions to the aerospace and defence sectors. The facility in Wales (UK) employs a team of more than 100 engineers and highly trained technicians who manage the streamlined processes that sustain the quality production standards that leading airlines, aircraft MROs and airport authorities rely upon for safe work practices. Visit: www.tbdowenholland.com


TBD Media Contact

Jane Goring & Lizzie Cooper – Inter Relations & Company

Tel: +44 (0) 1403 218588 / E-mail: jane@inter-relations.co.uk  lizzie@inter-relations.co.uk

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