HaynesPro - one hundred employees and growing!
Bart Raats is appointed as new European Business Development Manager; Bart is our 111th employee
Leusden, 1 August 2014 – HaynesPro, the European market leader in online technical information for the automotive aftermarket, is experiencing rapid growth, with employee numbers rising from eighty-five in 2012 to over a hundred in 2014. Employee No. 111 is Bart Raats, who joins the company as its new European Business Development Manager. In this role, Bart will be responsible for the further development of key specific market segments in Europe, dealing with diagnostic tool manufacturers, aftermarket car part suppliers/distributors and roadside assistance companies.
Bart is an experienced Business Development manager in the B2B and B2C automotive industry. He has held management positions at various multinational automotive companies including Denso, Mitsubishi Motors and Renault Netherlands, and is equally at home whether operating in The Netherlands or abroad.
“The growth which we are experiencing at this time supports our customer-focused strategy”, says Peter van der Galiën, Director International Marketing & Sales at HaynesPro. “With Bart assuming the role of European Business Development Manager, our Regional Sales Managers can now concentrate their focus on parts distributors and wholesalers. Bart's primary focus will be on customers and on developing prospects in other market segments. In March 2014, we opened a new office in Leusden to facilitate the rapid expansion of our business. With Bart joining HaynesPro, we are taking the next step in our growth strategy. We are looking forward to a bright future.”
HaynesPro is the European market leader in online technical data for the automotive aftermarket. Since 1995, the company has been supplying workshops with its multilingual database containing information about maintenance, repairs, diagnostics and other essential technical data for passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, and trucks. HaynesPro currently has over forty thousand users throughout Europe. The technical information is supplied to, amongst others, leading independent parts distributors in the aftermarket and suppliers of diagnostic equipment. Additional information can be found at: www.haynespro.com.
For more information, contact:
Peter van der Galiën, Director Sales & Marketing
Phone: +31 (0)35 603 62 70
Gijs van Beek
Phone: +32 (0)2 474 17 40