Experience Key In Nitecrest Sales Director Appointments

Europe’s largest capacity card manufacturer, Nitecrest, are pleased to announce two new Sales Directors will be joining the Group’s retail, commercial and banking divisions.

Barry Bevan and Kevin Friedrich both join Nitecrest, bringing over 30 years’ worth of combined card production experience. They will work with retailers and card issuing banks in the EMEA region.

Few people can claim more card production experience than Barry Bevan. Barry has worked in sales management roles in the industry for a number of years, building relationships with retailers and financial institutions in the UK and Europe.

Kevin Friedrich brings a wealth of business development experience having previously held responsibility for new business acquisitions and maintaining long term partner relationships. Working across EMEA regions, Kevin has operated in a range of markets including banking, prepaid debit, closed loop gift and loyalty.

This year, Nitecrest have made substantial investments in personnel and manufacturing, supporting continued growth in physical and digital card production as well as the rapid development of the Group’s financial card portfolio.

Group CCO, Leeroy Pye ‘Nitecrest are continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and technology in card production and we can now add the experience of two highly respected industry figures to further emphasise the strength of our offering’

‘Kevin and Barry are both equally, vastly experienced in delivering high volume card orders and campaigns across retail, financial card and commercial sector industries. We are obviously very excited about two new sales directors joining the team and bringing their considerable knowledge on board’ added Leeroy

About Nitecrest

Nitecrest have over 25 years experience in the plastic card industry manufacturing cards for gift, loyalty and banking in the UK and exporting to over 140 countries worldwide.

A dedicated gift cardloyalty and membership specialist synonymous with the fastest lead-times and highest service levels in the industry.

Nitecrest have a wealth of paper board card and plastic card printing and manufacturing experience, producing over 5 million cards, on site, on a daily basis, offering a turnkey solution delivered directly to consumer, bulk to stores or via distribution centres.

Operating a 120,000 sq. ft. Visa and MasterCard secure facility in Lancashire, Nitecrest hold the ISO 27001 security stamp and are proud winners of The Queen’s Award for International Trade.