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TMD Friction bolsters technical support team with new appointment


TMD Friction has strengthened its sales, marketing and technical divisions with the appointment of James Harper to its technical field support team.

James Harper

With more than 30 years’ experience within the automotive industry, Harper will be working within the UK’s South West and South East regions to offer training on new products, processes and ranges within TMD Friction’s brand portfolio.

James Harper will also be a key contact for garages and distributor staff, visiting both to host training evenings and presentations on TMD Friction’s products and future technologies. Working under TMD Friction’s head of technical training, Harper will ensure all members of the TMD team in the South West and South East have the most up-to-date training when it comes to best practice and brake replacement processes, as well as fully briefing the team on new product developments.

Head of technical training, Scott Irwin commented: “With James’ extensive experience within the automotive industry working with garage equipment, he boasts a host of knowledge when it comes to brake systems. Most recently, James worked as a product promotor and technical trainer for Valeo UK, making him the ideal fit for the TMD Friction team where he’ll be required to provide training and assistance to mechanics and sales teams.

“As the TMD Friction brand continues to grow, we are dedicated to ensuring every employee is aware of best practice and the most innovative processes when it comes to brake replacement. This new appointment will help us with exactly that and bolster the technical department and sales offerings.”