Travelers Rest, South Carolina-headquartered T&S Brass and Bronze Works hired Gavin Woodward as its sales manager for the United Kingdom, Middle East and Africa. The hiring has expanded the manufacturer’s growth worldwide, the company stated.

“Gavin’s customer-centric mentality and focus on service are a perfect extension of T&S’ commitment to making life and business better for our customers,” said Shawn Kuhlman, director of international sales for T&S. “His extensive experience and industry knowledge will serve our customers well and help T&S solidify its global presence.”

Woodward brings 12 years’ experience in the commercial food-service industry as well as several years of international sales experience to his role at T&S. He previously served as vice president of international sales at IMC, a division of Middleby Corp. Worldwide and most recently worked with UK-based bakery equipment manufacturer MONO.