July 29, 2010: Following its appointment as direct distributor of Kodak consumer paper and chemistry in Australia, Robert Dessmann, managing director of Australian Photo Supplies ( APS ) today announced that the company has expanded its sales team ‘to better serve the Kodak Express members and photo specialty channel’.
APS will now have representation in NSW with Paul Ribas, Queensland with Leon Champion, Victoria and Tasmania with Chris Culpepper. and WA and SA with Shaun Dowling. The new team was previously employed by Power Force as reps for Kodak Express customers.
The sales team will report to Tony Trask, national sales manager, APS. They will be responsible for growing and managing the extensive range of products that APS currently markets to its customers.
‘These are exciting times for APS,’ said Dessmann (pictured above right). ‘With our recently announced expanded distributor model for Kodak products, and our commitment to our customers, we will work diligently with them to help them be successful and profitable retailers.
‘APS has a proven track record in the area of customer service and these newly created state sales manager roles will further enhance the level of service to our customers.’