BikeBiz gets to know the people working in the nation’s cycle trade, one person at a time (this might take a while). This month it’s the turn of Scott Sport’s UK Bike Sales Manager Keith Murray…
How long have you been with Scott Sports SA?
Coming up to 11 years. I joined in September 2005 as product trainer.
How long have you been in the industry?
Since 2002 after a stint in the Military, Boots the Chemists Logistics and SiS.
What’s the best thing about working in the industry?
The best thing is building relationships with like-minded people, Some of my original customers are now firm friends.
What’s the best part of your job?
And the worst?
Best: As a life long bike racer getting to ride and race on the best bikes in the world, sharing my passion with our customers both trade and end user.
Worst: Travel can be pretty gruelling currently I battle the Tyne Tunnel at rush hour!
What are you working on at the moment?
Launching the 2016 Range of SCOTT Bikes and Accessories along with SYNCROS components. Growing the SCOTT dealer network along with supporting existing business.
How can the trade get in touch?
At Keith.email@example.com, twitter@murrayator or 07793 652198.
Do you work in the bicycle business? Want to take part in Trade Account? Let us know at BikeBiz@nbmedia.com
This article first appeared in September’s BikeBiz. Dozens of our previous editions are available online. If you’re in the bicycle trade then you can get BikeBiz magazine through the post for free.