Emporia appoints former LG man as UK and Ireland head


Former LG account director Gary Vincent taksed with developing strategy and boosting sales

Austrian senior handset maker Emporia has appointed former LG Everything Everywhere account director Gary Vincent (pictured) as its new country director for the UK and Ireland.

Vincent will be responsible for developing business strategy and growing handset sales in the two countries.

Prior to working at LG, where he held a number of posts over five years, Vincent worked as an international account director at Vodafone Group’s BenQ Mobile.

Vincent said: “Emporia Telecom’s sales have doubled year on year since the company started. I aim to build on the success and growth emporia Telecom has achieved across Europe in the UK and Ireland markets, bringing network operators and both major and independent retailers and distributors on board.”

Emporia CEO Eveline Pupetersaid: “By appointing someone of Gary’s talent and experience, emporia is showing complete commitment in achieving high growth in the UK & Ireland.

“He will provide us with drive and a major presence in this market segment, consolidating and growing network and business relationships within this region.”