DTH hammer and bit manufacturer Numa has announced the addition of Phil Dixon as international sales manager.

“We are delighted to add a rock drilling expert like Phil to the Numa team,” said Numa Vice President of Sales Neal Kuszewski.” Phil is extremely knowledgeable and his customer focused approach to sales reflects Numa’s philosophy of providing customized solutions for individual needs.”

Dixon, based in England, will manage existing accounts and development of new customers and dealers in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. He will report to Kuszewski and work closely with Chris Beare to grow business for Numa in the region.

In his new role, Dixon will consult with drillers on difficult projects that may call for specialized tooling. Numa in a release says Dixon brings a diverse background spanning sales, technical, operational, service delivery and business development. Dixon holds a master’s in chemical engineering from Nottingham University.

“I’m delighted to join an industry leader like Numa,” Dixon says. “Having tracked the company as a competitor for almost 10 years, I have always been impressed by the quality of its people and products. I am proud to be part of a company focused on providing its customers with dependable product performance and exceptional personal service.”

Dixon can be reached at phil.dixon@numahammers.com.

Since its beginning in 1985, Numa has become a major manufacturer of DTH hammers and bits for the domestic and international drilling industry. The company designs and builds downhole hammers and bits for drilling vertical and horizontal holes 3½ to 50½ inches (89 to 1,283 millimeters) in diameter. To learn more, visit www.numahammers.com.