Haag-Streit UK appoint a new Service Manager

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Haag-Streit UK, the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Kirk in the role of Service Manager, to join the 45-strong team. Philip replaces Eric Spencer, who has retired after 12 years of loyal service with the company.

Service Manager, Philip Kirk

"I am really excited to be joining the Haag-Streit UK team. I am looking forward to building on the solid foundations of the existing service department and helping to develop new ideas, to further support HS-UK customers.

Haag-Streit UK, the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Kirk in the role of Service Manager, to join the 45-strong team. Philip replaces Eric Spencer, who has retired after 12 years of loyal service with the company.

Philip will be responsible for managing service contracts, the provision of equipment repairs and the service and installation of all HS-UK products.

Bringing with him a wealth of clinical knowledge and expertise, Philip has worked with ophthalmic products for most of his career. Having worked in both the NHS and private sector, Philip has held roles as both a Service Engineer and Manager for over 20 years. Philip also worked for Bausch & Lomb (later Bausch & Lomb Technolas) for a number of years, during which he held the role of Manager of the UK and Ireland Service Department.

Dean Johnson, HS-UK Managing Director, said, “We are delighted to welcome Philip to the HS-UK Management team. With his vast experience, particularly within the ophthalmic industry, he will be an asset to the company and was the ideal candidate for the position. I look forward to working with him to develop new ideas for the future of the HS-UK Service Division.”

Speaking about his appointment, Philip said, "I am really excited to be joining the Haag-Streit UK team. HS-UK is a well-respected company within the ophthalmic industry and is known for high-quality products, service and support. I am looking forward to building on the solid foundations of the existing service department and helping to develop new ideas, to further support Haag-Streit UK customers.”

For further information on Philip’s appointment, please contact Haag-Streit UK on (01279) 883807.

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