SP Industries appoints Chief Sales Officer


Promotes Ian Whitehall who joined the laboratory equipment supplier in 2005

SP Industries has appointed Ian Whitehall as Chief Sales Officer to manage and direct all global sales programmes for the company’s three divisions, SP Scientific, SP Scienceware and SP Ableware.

Most recently EVP for SP Scientific Sales & Service, Whitehall joined SP in 2005 when the company acquired Genevac from Thermo-Fisher Scientific.

Prior to joining SP Industries, Whitehall held scientific positions at Lonza Biologics and GSK before moving to commercial roles with Beckman Coulter (European Marketing Manager: Liquid Handling and Drug Discovery), TTP Labtech (Sales Manager) and Smiths Detection (European Business Manager: Life Sciences) and Genevac as Sales Manager for Genevac plus Electrothermal, STEM and Barnstead Europe.

Brad Mahood, who recently headed sales for the SP Scienceware division, has retired, but will stay at the firm in a consulting capacity.

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SP is headquartered in Warminster, Pennsylvania and has production facilities in the US and Europe.