RS Components appoints Chris Poullaos as ANZ country manager

RS Components Pty Ltd

Wednesday, 29 November, 2017


RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents, has appointed Chris Poullaos (pictured) as its country manager for Australia and New Zealand. The appointment is said to support the company’s ongoing commitment to become the first choice for its customers and suppliers by delivering a one-stop solution that fulfils the needs of engineers and procurement officers in the industrial and electronics sectors.

Prior to joining RS, Poullaos was general manager of the Food Processor Supplies business unit of Bunzl Australasia. He also held senior sales management and director roles with Educations Works Australia, Electus Distribution (Jaycar Electronics) and Corporate Express Australia. His new role will see him focus on driving growth and expanding the RS Australia and New Zealand business.

With an aim to provide best-in-class customer services, Poullaos will concentrate on reinforcing the company’s promise to provide a broad range of industrial and electronic products, high stock availability and extensive sector-specific knowledge and technical expertise. He will lead the local team to continue to improve the customer experience, develop new channels to market, drive customer expansion and implement supplier and brand promotion activities.

“Chris brings a valuable mix of industry knowledge from across multiple sectors, such as information technology, industrial product, food processing, facility and office supply management, with a proven track record of success in enhancing business performance,” said Frank Lee, regional vice president APAC at RS. “Building on the solid foundation of the Australia and New Zealand markets, Chris will play a key role in driving growth as we continue to adapt to the needs of our customer base in the markets.”

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