Specialist joins BASF CTS

BASF Commercial Transport Solutions (CTS) has appointed Dean Niland as technical sales specialist to support its Glasurit 68 and R-M Graphite high solid VOC compliant paint lines.

Dean has over 25 years’ experience working in the commercial transport sector.  He started his career in the RAF as a painter and finisher working on cars, trucks and fast jet aircraft including Phantoms, Harriers and Jaguars both in the UK and overseas, including a tour of Kuwait.  After 18 years, Dean moved into national distribution for Morelli Group where he further developed his technical expertise working across paint brands including Glasurit and R-M.

Owen Stafford of BASF CTS said, ‘Dean’s hands-on technical skills and knowledge will boost the team’s dedicated technical support programme and help drive the CTS division forward to achieve our ambitious growth plans.  Dean is very well regarded in the industry and we’re confident commercial transport customers will benefit hugely from his experience and considerable know-how.’

Dean Niland commented, ‘I’m very excited to be joining BASF CTS at a time when the division is investing in developing its market presence and is so clearly focused on assisting its customers improve their productivity and reduce costs.’