Richard Outram has been appointed  as TensionPro's Sales & Business Development Manager. He will spearhead the company's drive to take advantage of new business opportunities in the oil and gas, power generation, wind, civil and industrial markets.

Richard is an experienced manager with over 10 years' in the industry. Before joining TensionPro he worked for Boltight, most recently as Director of Business Development & Product Management. He has also worked for Atlas Copco and Tentec as Global Product Manager. His appointment provides a major boost to TensionPro's sales team as it expands a growing customer base and worldwide network of distribution partners. 

Excited by the challenge, Richard is pleased to be working alongside TensionPro's experienced team of engineers. He said: "This is a young, growing and dynamic business which is built on very solid foundations. The team has so much collective experience, as well as contacts throughout the industry and an outstanding reputation for customer service. I will be joining the company at a very exciting time. TensionPro is now firmly established and ready for the next stage of growth." 

Added TensionPro Director Dave Metzger: ‚ÄúRichard is well known and vastly experienced.  Customers will know him as a safe pair of hands. He prides himself on looking after them and securing their loyalty. Put simply, he shares our values on delivering excellent customer service and having a 'can do' attitude.  He will be responsible for driving sales in key markets as we roll out a series of new products in the weeks and months ahead. We are very pleased to have him on board. He will be a great asset to the business." 

Aged 46, Richard is married with a young family. Outside of work he is a keen motorcyclist, golfer and fitness enthusiast. He lives in Staffordshire.