Darren Penny, Head of Sales at Roland DG UK.
Roland DG has announced that Darren Penny has been appointed the new Head of Sales for Roland DG UK, following on from Brett Newman’s promotion to Managing Director.
Darren joins the machinery side of the industry with 25 years of industry experience including a variety of management roles at Paperlinx.
Darren commented: “I look forward to immersing myself in the creative and innovative environment that Roland DG affords its staff, and relish the chance to establish myself with a market leader that is not only successful but devoted to the print industry.”
Previously established at Paperlinx as General Manager for the South West, Darren has a wealth of unique experience and knowledge making him an ideal fit and great addition to the Roland DG family.
Brett added: “Darren’s wealth of experience and unparalleled perspective on the print industry – as well as his keen attitude – makes him a fantastic addition to our team, and will play a key role in contributing to Roland DG’s bright future.”
As Head of Sales, Darren will be responsible not only for Roland DG’s product portfolio alongside the highly successful RolandCare, the famous Creative Centre and the renowned Roland DG Academy.
Darren continued: “Getting to be involved with the innovative and inspired things Roland DG engages in is a real bonus for me, and allows me to not only have a better understanding of our fantastic Dealer network through our sales and Academy team but also the end user themselves, and how they perceive Roland DG.
“I’ve come into the company at a particularly exciting time, with a sensational release line-up for this period and beyond to keep up with the incredible demand and tremendous growth Roland DG have been experiencing in the last couple of years.”