Source Distribution has recruited Michael Clapham as area sales manager for the Midlands (UK).
Clapham brings over 25 years of industry experience to the role, including successful tenures as senior regional manager at Yamaha Music Europe (UK), and sales manager for Marshall Amplification.
In the newly-created position, Clapham will assume responsibility for supporting and growing Source’s key accounts in the Midlands region, building on his long-term working relationships with dealers in the area.
His talents combine decades of management and retail experience with a lifelong passion for music and music technology. An accomplished guitarist and singer, Clapham also co-owned and managed a busy commercial recording studio in Birmingham for many years, and maintains a broad and ever-expanding vinyl collection.
Darren Power, Source Director of Sales and Marketing commented on the appointment: “We are incredibly pleased to have Michael joining us at Source, and are confident in the senior level skill set Michael brings with him. Importantly, we are giving a clear indication to the marketplace of our continued investment in resources and support to our dealer network,” said Source's director of sales and marketing Darren Power.
“It’s very exciting to have the opportunity to work at Source and the many market-leading brands within its portfolio," Clapham added. "Having worked with Darren previously at Yamaha, I’m looking forward to us working together once again.”
Following a program of induction, Clapham will begin day-to-day work in the coming weeks. To contact Michael him, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Source on 0208 962 5080.