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Axminster Business Services Team

Bespoke workshop solutions for your business

  • Knowledgeable, commercially focused team of experts
  • Working with you to understand and fulfil your needs
  • Extensive range of quality, reliable and innovative products
  • Competitive pricing,with bulk discounts on consumables
  • Exceptional pre and after sales service

...the most important tool in the professional workshop

Contact the Team

Telephone: 0800 371822
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Tweet: @AxminsterB2B

Meet the Axminster Business Services Team

The Axminster Business Services Team (ABST) is a group of dedicated and knowledgeable experts with over 45 years of experience in dealing with product sales into professional environments. A friendly, dynamic and commercially focused team, ABST is committed to understanding and fulfilling customer requirements and product needs whilst delivering exceptional service.

Mark O'Halloran, the ABST Manager, joined us in early 2014 bringing with him extensive sales experience in many different sectors. Mark’s focus is on managing and developing our internal and external Business Services teams as well as expanding our offering and service to business customers. Charlie, one of our original apprentices, joined in 2006 and has had first-hand experience of all aspects of Axminster Tools & Machinery, from warehousing to sales. As Team Leader for ABST, Charlie manages the day-to-day running of the Specialist Sales Team.

ABST comprises our Technical Field Sales Experts working in close tandem with our Devon based Specialist Sales Team. With a wide range of skills, a large knowledge base and diverse background experience whether it is over the phone or face to face at your premises, we can surely help.

Business Services Team - Mark O'Halloran

Mark O’Halloran

Sales Manager
Business Services Team - Charlie Cross

Charlie Cross

ABST Team Leader

Technical Field Sales

To further complement Axminster Tools & Machinery’s service, we have a team of Technical Field Sales Representatives covering most of the UK. Composed of five highly knowledgeable and motivated sales professionals, they can bring the Axminster experience to you and demonstrate tool brands including Lamello, Festool and Mirka. The team members have a wide range of industry experience between them, from the automotive and engineering sectors to fine furniture and bespoke cabinet making. If you have a problem and need help finding the right solution, then get in touch with one of our field sales representatives.

Business Services Team - Shaye

Shaye Chatfield

South East & London District Technical Field Sales
Business Services Team - Antony Jempson

Antony Jempson

South West & South Wales Technical Field Sales
Business Services Team - Donal Grogan

Donal Grogan

Midlands & Wales Technical Field Sales

Specialist Sales

Our Devon based Specialist Sales Team comprises a group of knowledgeable individuals able to give advice before you make your purchase, ensuring that what you are buying is right for you. With a huge amount of experience and resources available, if they don’t know the answer to your questions, they will find out.

Business Services Team - Robb Sleeman

Robb Sleeman

Specialist Sales Advisor
Business Services Team - James Goodhew

James Goodhew

Specialist Sales Advisor
Business Services Team - Sam Turner

Sam Turner

Specialist Sales Advisor

Business Development Team

Again based in Devon, our Business Development team are a unique group specialising in building up our relationships within business and education networks. This highly motivated group are tasked with taking the initiative and making sure that we constantly review and renew both our product and service offerings. Being constantly in contact with our educational customers, as well as many of our B2B clients, they are continually aware of the ever changing needs of our customers throughout all market sectors and will continue to come up with unique and innovative solutions.

Business Services Team - Kelly Baker

Kelly Baker

Business Development Executive

Business Services Team - Kayleigh Axtell

Kayleigh Axtell

Business Development Executive
Business Services Team - Grant Jones

Grant Jones

Business Development Executive

Business Services Team - Angela Dare

Angela Dare

Business Development Executive
Business Services Team - Gina Squires

Gina Squires

Business Services Coordinator
Business Services Team - Ritchie Durrant

Ritchie Durrant

Tendering Coordinator