New Experienced Sales Team Appointment for Ballyclare

Published: Wednesday, 17th July 2019

Jeff Burns - Ballyclare LimitedBallyclare has announced a new appointment to their national workwear sales team, Jeff Burns, Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and Ireland. He will work closely with the distributor market across several industries including the oil and gas sector in Aberdeen.


With a keen interest in PPE, workwear and safety footwear that stems from his involvement, from an early age, in forestry Jeff has been in sales and sales management for over 30 years. Building his knowledge while working with Dickies he gained valuable experience managing accounts in a variety of markets including industrial, builders merchants, agricultural and oil and gas.


“Growing up in the harsh working environment of forestry I had hands on experience in an era when technical workwear was in its infancy. This has led to a deep appreciation for wearing appropriate work clothing, designed to not only keep you safe but dry, warm and comfortable”, explains Jeff.


Joining Buckler Boots as National Sales Manager Jeff was instrumental in vastly growing their distributor network and sales across the UK before creating his own successful brand of footwear Big Bear.


Sales and Marketing Director, Roger Foster adds, “Jeff is a fantastic addition to Ballyclare with a wealth of experience and knowledge across different products and sectors. He has gained a valuable network of contacts and relationships which will further our reach in sectors where the Ballyclare offer has a defined solution. The Ballyclare team is evolving with a strong focus on a wider breath of experience, knowledge and expertise. Customers expect and demand we have answers to their questions as well as identifying solutions for their ever-changing needs, Jeff brings this focus to the team”.

Ballyclare holds the Royal Warrant for the supply of Specialist Fire Protective Clothing By Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen through supplying firefighting suits to the Windsor Castle Fire Service.

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