tesa HAF Solutions for Extreme Requirements

tesa® continues its drive to service the automotive industry

We have strengthened our position as a key provider of solutions for the automotive sector with the appointment of two key roles at its UK headquarters in Milton Keynes


Martin White, National Sales Manager - Automotive

Martin White joins tesa as National Sales Manager for the Automotive team bringing more than 20 years experience in this sector. Having enjoyed several roles in the USA and Europe within various divisions of the world’s largest sealing technology company, Freudenberg, and more recently at Adient Seating, formerly Johnson Controls, Martin brings with him a drive and a passion for exceeding customer expectations.

In his new role, Martin will lead the team to deliver solutions for manufacturers who face the challenge of providing efficient, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective vehicles that meet constantly-changing customer demands.

Reflecting on his new appointment, Martin commented: “This is a great opportunity given the company’s leading market position, diverse product portfolio and motivated team. tesa has the experience, product innovation and drive to deliver customer solutions that I am thrilled to be a part of.”                                                                                                                    


Sam Taylor - New Key Account Manager, Automotive

Martin is ably supported by Sam Taylor, who takes the role of Key Account Manager, Automotive.

Sam’s roots are firmly planted in the automotive arena. After leaving school he served a Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship, attaining City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 in Motor Trade before progressing to Technical Sales and Business Development roles in the motor industry. His new role sees him working with vehicle manufacturers and tier suppliers to maintain current business and develop new opportunities.

Asked what his aspirations were following his appointment, Sam said: “I think my knowledge of what customers want and my contacts in the automotive industry will stand me in good stead to move tesa forward in securing new business. I am very excited about the challenges ahead and look forward to working alongside Martin and the team to continue the success of tesa in this sector.”

With our decades of expertise in the automotive industry and technologically advanced adhesive solutions, with these appointments we are in an excellent position to support the future challenges of automotive manufacturing.