By James Wells

MELBOURNE: Philips Electronics Australia has announced the return of Ollie Hooper to the company as business development manager, based in Melbourne.

Hooper is responsibilities will include the product management of the peripherals and accessories categories including the account management of key Philips distributors, including Crest, Qualifi and Red Imports.

In a statement issued by Philips this morning, Hooper’s return to the company comes after gaining experience as a national account manager with Philips UK and whitegoods company Indesit.

Prior to leaving Australia in 2003, Hooper was Queensland state sales manager and product manager within Philips Consumer Electronics.

“Ollie has gained a wealth of experience abroad that will aid him in having a very positive and immediate impact on our organisation. We are very excited about his ability to support Philips’ growth across a number of important product areas,” said Philips sales and marketing manager, Matt Moran.