MAIDSTONE, U.K. - Pete McMutrie has been appointed as Sales Director of Obart Pumps Ltd. McMutrie joins Obart from a major distributor of construction equipment, where for 20 years he was the national and key account sales manager for many high profile customers in the UK and across Europe. He was responsible for selling construction and ground-care products for global brands such as Honda, Stihl, Husqvarna, Saint Gobain , Yanmar , JCB and many other well-known manufacturers.

Commenting on the appointment, managing director, Matthew Hill said, “We have admired Pete for some time and been aware of his growing reputation and popularity within the industries we are active in. With his experience and success of supplying equipment to the UK’s hire industry, builders merchants and civil engineering contractors, Pete has the knowledge and expertise to build help grow our business."