New Appointments

  • Hoover Candy appoints new sales and marketing director for SDA

    By ieradmin on May 18, 2018
    Domestic appliance manufacturer Hoover Candy Group has appointed Bobby Watkins to the position of sales and marketing director for SDA (small domestic appliances). Bobby joins Hoover Candy after holding senior sales roles at Sony and Acer, where he spent eight years as general manager and seven years as the UK managing director respectively. He now has responsibility for maximizing marketing […]
  • EPE Group appoints general sales manager

    By ieradmin on May 14, 2018
    UK distributor of branded small domestic appliances and cookware EPE Group has announced the appointment of Mark Fox as its new general sales manager, overseeing external and internal sales teams. Mark (pictured left) has more than 15 years’ experience in senior account management, having joined the Royal Artillery at the age of 18, and more recently worked for companies including […]
  • Long-time Brabantia director Ab van Houdt joins Rank Sharp Industries

    By ieradmin on April 18, 2018
    After 32 years at housewares brand Brabantia, most recently as executive director based in the Netherlands, Ab van Houdt is joining Rank Sharp as global brand and commercial director. In his new role, Ab will oversee Rank Sharp’s expansion programme including the global roll out of the Brabantia Appliances range – a collaboration between Brabantia Netherlands and Rank Sharp Hong […]
  • Head of customer service operations joins Hoover Candy Group

    By ieradmin on April 17, 2018
    Domestic appliance manufacturer Hoover Candy Group has appointed a new head of customer service operations to its contact centre in Bolton. With experience spanning almost three decades, including leading customer service teams for British Gas, BskyB and Boohoo, Angela Wallace will lead the Group’s 120-strong workforce which handles incoming enquiries for the Hoover, Candy and Baumatic brands. Reporting to operations […]
  • Loewe expands UK team

    By ieradmin on April 17, 2018
    German consumer electronics brand Loewe has announced that it is expanding its team in the UK. Loewe has expanded its account management team with the addition of Danny Cavie. Danny’s role will be to provide improved support to Loewe’s current dealer base, ensuring all stockists have everything they need to build their business with Loewe, the company says. Having previously […]
  • Panasonic appoints new general manager of independent sales

    By ieradmin on April 16, 2018
    Panasonic has announced the appointment of Graham Goldsmith as general manager of independent sales, effective immediately. In his new role, Graham will work alongside the Panasonic sales leadership team and will be responsible for the UK independents and Panasonic Stores. Graham will be responsible for defining and implementing sales strategy across all product categories, including TV, audio, digital imaging, beauty […]
  • AMDEA elects new chair

    By ieradmin on March 27, 2018
    Beko Plc UK & Ireland managing director Teresa Arbuckle has been elected Chair of the Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances (AMDEA). She assumes leadership of the association on April 2 2018, taking over from Simon Grantham who steered the trade association during his tenure as Miele UK managing director. Teresa brings to AMDEA 20 years’ UK business experience with […]
  • BSH announces kitchen key accounts sales director appointment

    By ieradmin on March 26, 2018
    BSH has announced the appointment of Dan Twigg as sales director for its kitchen key accounts. Dan (pictured) has already enjoyed success with BSH in his capacity as key account manager since 2014, the company says. BSH kitchen division director Simon Jones commented: “This appointment will strengthen the already successful BSH key account team dedicated to serving our major national […]
  • Glen Dimplex announces raft of senior management appointments

    By ieradmin on February 28, 2018
    Following his appointment as Glen Dimplex Consumer Appliances chief executive in 2016, Andy Griffiths (pictured) has sought top talent from across the industry to bolster the company’s management team. The new senior hires, who join the business from Aga Rangemaster, Black & Decker, Britax, O2 and Whirlpool, have been brought in to help shape ‘an ambitious new vision’ for the […]
  • Caple appoints new national contracts manager

    By ieradmin on February 26, 2018
    Appliance specialist Caple has announced the appointment of Gavin Ferguson as its new national contracts manager. Gavin (pictured) joins Caple from Smeg, where he worked for nearly ten years, most recently as national contracts manager. Prior to that he spent over 17 years at the Electrolux Group, where he latterly worked as a contracts manager. In his newly created role […]