Martin’s 20+ years of experience in television, direct response, eCommerce and business development will further drive Eastwood’s growth and impact on the hobby and industry.
Pottstown, PA (PRWEB) August 11, 2015
Eastwood, the leading supplier of automotive restoration tools and supplies, announced today that Martin Bispels has joined the team as Chief Sales and Product Solutions Officer. In this role, Bispels will oversee product development, marketing strategies, corporate and business development,and retail, with a focus on creating solutions for the automotive DIY and customization market. He will be based out of Eastwood’s corporate headquarters in Pottstown, PA.
“In this role, Martin will leverage his business and corporate development expertise to build on Eastwood’s partnerships within our industry and beyond,” said Brian Huck, President and COO. “Eastwood has been at the heart of the automotive restoration hobby since the beginning, and Martin’s 20+ years of experience in television, direct response, eCommerce and business development will further drive Eastwood’s growth and impact on the hobby and industry.”
Prior to joining Eastwood, Bispels launched his own advisory firm tailored to startups and had a successful 15+ year career at QVC. During his time at QVC, Bispels was instrumental in driving the retailer's sales across all broadcast and digital channels as VP, Sales. He also held the position of VP, Business Development, where he led the creation of new business models, strategic alliances and mergers & acquisitions. Among other accomplishments, Bispels led the development of QVC Sprouts, a crowd sourced product development program focused on finding new innovative products.
Eastwood markets unique tools and supplies for repair, restoration, and modification of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Founded in 1978, Eastwood strives to develop new products to serve the home automotive hobbyist, as well as professional individuals and organizations focused on the restoration and preservation of automobiles and motorcycles. Writers are always welcome to use any article in Eastwood's Free Tech Library, with attribution. Contact Nick Capinski at ncapinski(at)eastwood(dot)com