Adrian Mussett

LONG-serving salesman Adrian Mussett has hung up his phone for the last time at Colchester building supplies company Kent Blaxill.Mr Mussett latterly worked in the company's internal sales office where he was a valuable and reliable contact for many Kent of the firm's customers.

LONG-serving salesman Adrian Mussett has hung up his phone for the last time at Colchester building supplies company Kent Blaxill.

Mr Mussett latterly worked in the company's internal sales office where he was a valuable and reliable contact for many Kent of the firm's customers. He began his career with the company in 1963 in the wholesale division.

At a retirement presentation, managing director Simon Blaxill thanked Adrian Mussett, 65, for the years spent with the company, adding that he had often been the salesman who took most orders during a day.

Human resources manager David Plowman said: “Adrian served the company and its customers very well over 46 years, during which time he accumulated a lot of experience and knowledge.”