Caple appoints new business development manager

Appliance specialist Caple has announced the appointment Fran Liston as its new business development manager responsible for Essex, Suffolk and East London.

Fran (pictured) has worked as a kitchen designer and in sales. She joins Caple from Ridgeons where she spent over 14 years, most latterly as group showroom manager. Prior to joining Ridgeons, Fran was a business manager at Brazil National bank for five years.

In her new role, Fran will be responsible for selling and promoting Caple’s portfolio of appliances, sinks and taps, kitchen and bedroom furniture to retailers and supporting customers. She will report to Ritchie Pettifer, Caple’s regional sales manager for the South East.

Caple managing director Danny Lay commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Fran on board as our new BDM for Essex, Suffolk and East London. Her extensive industry experience and strong sales background make her the perfect addition to our team.”

Fran added: “I’m looking forward to meeting new and existing customers, building on the strong relationships already in place and growing the Caple brand in London and the South East. My showroom experience has provided me with the knowledge and skills to work closely with retailers and builders merchants. I relish the opportunity to help customers to get the best results for their business with Caple.”