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From Dojo to Dekko: Kung Fu Champion becomes new National Business Development Manager

Dekko's new National Business Development Manager

Sylvester Allen, National Business Development Manager (Left) and Kurt Greatrex, Sales Director (Right)

Following a record year for the business, trailblazing trade fabricator Dekko Window Systems has strengthened its team with a new key appointment.

Dekko is delighted to announce Sylvester Allen has joined the team as their new National Business Development Manager. In his new role, Sylvester will support Dekko’s sales team in nurturing existing customer partnerships, as well building new relationships with customers across the UK.

Sylvester brings almost three decades of industry experience, having previously worked for one of the UK’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of uPVC glazing products. He also brings a strong work ethic, developed during a six-year stint as part of the British Army.

In addition to his long career in the fenestration industry, Sylvester also has a decorated background in martial arts. As a 2nd Dan Black Belt, Sylvester has not only represented Great Britain in Kung Fu, but won the King Cobra National Championship in 1993 – a title he successfully defended in 1994.

If that wasn’t enough, Sylvester was even awarded honorary citizenship by a Mayor in Pennsylvania after he defeated the American Kung Fu champion in 1994.

“I’m absolutely thrilled to join Dekko, especially at such an exciting time for the business,” Sylvester comments. “In the short time I’ve been here, I’ve been so impressed by the care and attention Dekko put into all their products. Their commitment to great customer service has also been clear to see, and something I’m hoping to emulate in this fantastic role.

“I’m looking forward to getting out there and speaking to new and existing customers, highlighting everything Dekko has to offer ambitious installers, from valuable products to great service and complete support. Dekko are a breath of fresh air in this industry so I’m really excited to get stuck in.”

Kurt Greatrex, Sales Director at Dekko adds: “We’re delighted to welcome Sylvester to the Dekko team. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry, he will certainly be a great asset to the sales team and the wider business.

“As part of his remit, Sylvester will work closely with new and existing customers to highlight new opportunities to expand their business. With Infinity uPVC, Räum aluminium and the complete Residence Collection all under one roof, we have the premium brands installers need to succeed in this competitive market. I look forward to working with Sylvester and our fantastic team to support our valued trade customers.”

For more information contact Dekko on 0161 406 0055. 

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Fast delivery and would highly recommend

"Ordered double glazed window for our shop. Dealt with Nathan on the Trade Counter, who was excellent and went above and beyond the usual customer service. Window was very well made and arrived with no problems. Fast delivery and would highly recommend."

Tony Spooner

The windows look fantastic

"Recently used Dekko Windows to supply the windows and aluminium bi-fold doors for our renovation project. We paid a short visit to their showroom where Rob and Neil were really helpful, showing us around and providing options for us. We were really happy with the whole process and the windows look fantastic. Would definitely recommend this company."

Richard Kennedy

Very happy with the level of service and products

"I've been using Dekko Windows for a number of years now and have been very happy with the level of service and products. Rob and Neil have never failed to get back to me promptly with quotes and lead times etc and Leon the delivery guy is always happy, friendly and helpful whenever unloading frames on site."

Peter Bain

Excellent service

"Excellent service. It's always a joy to deal with Rob, Neil and Leon. They always go out of their way to assist me with my projects and are very professional and friendly. Thanks again to the Swindon Dekko Team!"

Jordan King

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