Ametek Land has appointed Philippe Kerbois as the company’s Global Industry Manager for the glass sector based in France.

The role is a promotion for Mr Kerbois, who has spent eight years at Ametek Land, most recently Regional Sales Manager EMEA– Glass and prior to that Regional Sales Manager for France.

In his new role, Mr Kerbois will work within the global glass market and actively promote the award-winning Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) Glass thermal imaging solution for glass furnaces.

Reporting to the Director of Development and Product Management, Mr Kerbois will be responsible for driving growth globally within the glass sector, working closely with the sales team to develop regional and global account strategies.

This includes profiling the market and gathering customer intelligence to steer the future product roadmap.

He will also be responsible for collaborating with Ametek Land’s global marketing communications team to prioritise and attend exhibitions and to ensure value-added marketing materials are produced to support the sales growth strategies.

Mr Kerbois has a degree in Mechanical Engineering (Diploma of Higher Education) in the highly specialised fields of aeronautics, automotive, space, and guided transport industries.