Home >The Wright move
The Wright move
12 December 2012
Derek Wright has set himself a new challenge - to become a leading solutions manager within SSI Schaefer focusing on the role of automation in today's expanding logistics sector. Starting out as a junior autoparts sa
Starting out as a junior autoparts sales executive at the age of 19 before his promotion to MoD account manager, Wright, now 31, is relishing in his new role as solutions manager, focusing on combi-projects: installations that require both static and automated storage and distribution systems.
Moving from the MoD side of the business into automation was quite a transition for Wright with a steep learning curve and challenge that he has risen to. Although now responsible for projects in the value of one million plus, he also supports Schaefer's regional sales managers on combi-projects at all value levels