Rod Plowe

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Partner

 

Rod has been with Wallace Hind since 1993 and specialises in sales and sales management up to Director level alongside non-sales roles when existing clients ask him to! Outside of work Rod is married with 2 grown up boys.Rod is a keen golfer, keeps fit (ish) gym, swim, run, sports betting, entering Dream Team football competitions and selected celebrity impressions and occasional partying.

Client Testimonials
Velcro

We have used Wallace Hind Selection for around 15 years. They have sourced high calibre sales professionals at all levels that have not only proved excellent hires in terms of their sales performance but their longevity with Velcro Limited. The first sales person Wallace Hind placed with me is ...

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Timken UK Ltd

Wallace Hind has worked with Timken since 1992 recruiting in excess of 60 technical engineering, sales and marketing personnel across four key Timken divisions; Aerospace, Rail, Automotive and Automotive Aftermarket. At all times their attention to detail and clear understanding of our business ...

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RIBA Enterprises (Royal Instit

We have worked with Wallace Hind over the last 6 months to recruit Area Sales Managers throughout the UK. From the very start we found they fully understood our brief, business and the type of candidate we were looking to recruit. It has proven difficult to recruit Area Sales Managers with ...

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Tesa UK Ltd. Part of Beiersdor

As a growing business the recruitment of experienced personnel within core markets has been critical to our success. In 2001 we chose Wallace Hind as a preferred supplier because of their ability to source those experienced personnel through tailored recruitment solutions, specific to each ...

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Henkel

Henkel Loctite has worked with Wallace Hind for over 10 years and the team has become an integral part of our recruitment process, particularly in the search for experienced and successful sales individuals. They fully understand our organisation in terms of how we work and most importantly the ...

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Leanne Holmes, HR Esterline.

* Thank you and your team for helping us fill our vacancy of Strategic Buyer. ​ John is a true asset to your team. He works extremely hard, providing us with an exceptional service (even when he is on holiday!) and he always has a positive outlook. He is a pleasure to work with - Thank ...

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ZAGG International

"I have dealt with Zoe on a number of staffing searches. Zoe is very detail orientated and really strives to understand the role that is required. She is in constant communication regarding candidates and progress within the search. I would highly recommend Zoe to any company searching for ...

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HR, Cott Beverages

We decided to use Wallace Hind for our Operations Manager vacancy upon the recommendation of my colleague. I was a little sceptical up front, based on “putting all our eggs in one basket” and also how many successes had they had within this kind of field? The meeting prior to the start of the ...

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Artenius PET Packaging

We have used Wallace Hind to recruit our sales and business development teams. We have been able to recruit good quality candidates from the packaging solutions sector but in addition to this, Wallace Hind have provided us with options from outside our immediate industry. This shows a thorough ...

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Director of Sales Europe-Trans

Wallace Hind placed me at Bostik in 1993. After two subsequent promotions I retained them to successfully recruit a UK key account management team. In 2007 I was promoted to European Sales Director-Automotive. I promoted one of those Key Account Managers to my former role. They in turn used ...

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HR Director, Diversey Inc

We have established a close working relationship with Wallace Hind Selection over the past 2 years. During that time they have provided consistent levels of service, flexibility to changing circumstances and a supportive approach. All candidates that have been put forward have been highly ...

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Director of Commercial Operati

CSL Behring has worked with Wallace Hind for over 8 years and the team has become an integral part of our recruitment process, particularly in the search for experienced and successful sales individuals.Wallace Hind fully understand our organisation in terms of how we work and importantly the type ...

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Augustus Martin Ltd

"During my time at Augustus Martin Ltd, I worked with Clare on several projects. Out of all the recruitment consultants that I have used, I have found Clare to be head and shoulders above the rest. She is very professional, pays attention to detail and really considers the cultural fit of ...

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Legrand Data Communicarions

"Zoe and Wallace Hind have a clear understanding of the IT Channel and work exceptionally hard to understand your business with a 360° view. This eliminates the pain points often experienced with similar organisations. What sets Zoe and her team over and above the rest of the ...

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VIP (Group) Limited

Wallace Hind, and specifically Zoe Chatley our consultant, has made several successful placements at VIP Computers Centre Ltd over recent years. I would consider them specialists in our industry, understanding the challenges and forever changing marketplace we operate within. They dedicate the ...

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Case Studies

Technical Sales Engineer - Fasteners
Technical Sales Engineer - Fasteners Logo

A European manufacturer of bolts and fastenings supplying a wide range of industrial markets.

Technical Sales Manager - Industrial Consumables
Technical Sales Manager - Industrial Consumables Logo

A well established technical industrial consumables and components distributor, looked to expand their sales team.

Export Sales Manager
Export Sales Manager Logo

A British manufacturer of a wide range of car care and household products supplying export and UK markets.

Business Development Manager - Industrial Fasteners
Business Development Manager - Industrial Fasteners Logo

A leading UK based industrial fasteners supplier required a Business Development Manager to join their team.

Business Development Manager - Industrial Fasteners
Business Development Manager - Industrial Fasteners Logo

A leading UK based industrial fasteners supplier required a Business Development Manager to join their team.

General Manager / MD Designate
General Manager / MD Designate Logo

An acknowledged market leading manufacturer in their niche of the industrial electrical safety components market. As a result of major changes at owner, board level there had been a shift away from defence to general industrial and other OEM markets. This role had been done by General / Sales Manager, but the client wanted to upgrade it into a more rewarded General Manager / Managing Director role.

Area Sales Manager - Industrial Tools & Workwear
Area Sales Manager - Industrial Tools & Workwear Logo

A successful subsidiary of an European manufacturer of premium priced and quality industrial automotive tools and work wear required an Area Sales Manager to continue their growth strategy.

Technical Sales Engineer
Technical Sales Engineer Logo

A European manufacturer of bolts and fastenings supplying a wide range of industrial markets.

Client Testimonials
Velcro

We have used Wallace Hind Selection for around 15 years. They have sourced high calibre sales professionals at all levels that have not only proved excellent hires in terms of their sales performance but their longevity with Velcro Limited. The first sales person Wallace Hind placed with me is ...

MORE >
Timken UK Ltd

Wallace Hind has worked with Timken since 1992 recruiting in excess of 60 technical engineering, sales and marketing personnel across four key Timken divisions; Aerospace, Rail, Automotive and Automotive Aftermarket. At all times their attention to detail and clear understanding of our business ...

MORE >
RIBA Enterprises (Royal Instit

We have worked with Wallace Hind over the last 6 months to recruit Area Sales Managers throughout the UK. From the very start we found they fully understood our brief, business and the type of candidate we were looking to recruit. It has proven difficult to recruit Area Sales Managers with ...

MORE >
Tesa UK Ltd. Part of Beiersdor

As a growing business the recruitment of experienced personnel within core markets has been critical to our success. In 2001 we chose Wallace Hind as a preferred supplier because of their ability to source those experienced personnel through tailored recruitment solutions, specific to each ...

MORE >
Henkel

Henkel Loctite has worked with Wallace Hind for over 10 years and the team has become an integral part of our recruitment process, particularly in the search for experienced and successful sales individuals. They fully understand our organisation in terms of how we work and most importantly the ...

MORE >
Leanne Holmes, HR Esterline.

* Thank you and your team for helping us fill our vacancy of Strategic Buyer. ​ John is a true asset to your team. He works extremely hard, providing us with an exceptional service (even when he is on holiday!) and he always has a positive outlook. He is a pleasure to work with - Thank ...

MORE >
ZAGG International

"I have dealt with Zoe on a number of staffing searches. Zoe is very detail orientated and really strives to understand the role that is required. She is in constant communication regarding candidates and progress within the search. I would highly recommend Zoe to any company searching for ...

MORE >
HR, Cott Beverages

We decided to use Wallace Hind for our Operations Manager vacancy upon the recommendation of my colleague. I was a little sceptical up front, based on “putting all our eggs in one basket” and also how many successes had they had within this kind of field? The meeting prior to the start of the ...

MORE >
Artenius PET Packaging

We have used Wallace Hind to recruit our sales and business development teams. We have been able to recruit good quality candidates from the packaging solutions sector but in addition to this, Wallace Hind have provided us with options from outside our immediate industry. This shows a thorough ...

MORE >
Director of Sales Europe-Trans

Wallace Hind placed me at Bostik in 1993. After two subsequent promotions I retained them to successfully recruit a UK key account management team. In 2007 I was promoted to European Sales Director-Automotive. I promoted one of those Key Account Managers to my former role. They in turn used ...

MORE >
HR Director, Diversey Inc

We have established a close working relationship with Wallace Hind Selection over the past 2 years. During that time they have provided consistent levels of service, flexibility to changing circumstances and a supportive approach. All candidates that have been put forward have been highly ...

MORE >
Director of Commercial Operati

CSL Behring has worked with Wallace Hind for over 8 years and the team has become an integral part of our recruitment process, particularly in the search for experienced and successful sales individuals.Wallace Hind fully understand our organisation in terms of how we work and importantly the type ...

MORE >
Augustus Martin Ltd

"During my time at Augustus Martin Ltd, I worked with Clare on several projects. Out of all the recruitment consultants that I have used, I have found Clare to be head and shoulders above the rest. She is very professional, pays attention to detail and really considers the cultural fit of ...

MORE >
Legrand Data Communicarions

"Zoe and Wallace Hind have a clear understanding of the IT Channel and work exceptionally hard to understand your business with a 360° view. This eliminates the pain points often experienced with similar organisations. What sets Zoe and her team over and above the rest of the ...

MORE >
VIP (Group) Limited

Wallace Hind, and specifically Zoe Chatley our consultant, has made several successful placements at VIP Computers Centre Ltd over recent years. I would consider them specialists in our industry, understanding the challenges and forever changing marketplace we operate within. They dedicate the ...

MORE >