Leeds-based pocket spring manufacturer, Spinks Springs, has appointed Ian Owen as European sales manager, a newly-created role designed to support the company’s growth. Ian will be tasked with managing sales of Spinks’ pocket springs across the European market, including the UK.

Ian joins Spinks Springs after 28 years at Carpenter, a leading global manufacturer of polyurethane foam, where his last role was marketing and strategic sales director.

Inventor of 3D, fine wire micro pocket springs, Spinks Springs specialises in the creation of unique and versatile low-height pocket springs for a wide range of products, from furniture and mattresses to automotive seating and footwear. 

Darren Marcangelo, commercial director of Spinks Springs, says: “Ian’s impressive service at Carpenter has given him a vast knowledge and experience of the market which makes him the perfect person for this new role.”

Ian adds: “I’m delighted to join the team at Spinks Springs at this exciting time of growth. It is a great opportunity to be able to join such a unique and pioneering company which is truly a leader in spring technology.”