New Appointments

  • Toshiba TVs appoints new European sales and marketing director

    By ieradmin on August 17, 2017
    Toshiba TVs has announced the appointment of new European sales and marketing director, Bart Kuijten. Tasked with driving the brand forward, Bart will be responsible for the Toshiba TV business in 38 countries, overseeing local as well as pan-European strategy. On a mission to reclaim and exceed Toshiba’s original TV market share, he offers a wealth of experience in consumer […]
  • Montpellier announces new appointment

    By ieradmin on August 8, 2017
    Jean Levens has joined Montpellier Domestic Appliances as one of its growing team of national account managers. Jean has previously worked for Miele, BSH, Beko and most recently Glen Dimplex Home Appliances (GDHA). Jean commented: “I’m delighted to join a young, vibrant innovative brand like Montpellier who have a fantastic product base and offer a bespoke channel support network. They […]
  • Hughes Trade appoints business development consultant

    By ieradmin on August 7, 2017
    Hughes Trade has recruited an industry veteran to help its commercial arm fulfil its growth plans, the company has announced. Rob Dixon is joining the company as a business development consultant, bringing with him industry experience including 17 years at Miele Professional where he held a number of senior positions. Rob commented: “I have known Hughes Trade for several years […]
  • Roberts appoints new brand marketing manager

    By ieradmin on July 27, 2017
    Audio brand Roberts has announced the appointment of James Cokell as brand marketing manager. His previous work includes roles with MTV/Viacom and as a creative manager in the record business. James will report to Roberts head of PR and marketing Rachel Cowle. He is responsible for developing marketing strategy for the brand and new product releases across all platforms to […]
  • Premium European appliance brand enters UK market

    By ieradmin on July 25, 2017
    As part of a global expansion plan, premium Belgian appliance brand Novy has announced the launch of its first sales and marketing operation in the UK, under the name of Novy Ltd. The company incorporated in July 2017 and has hired Owain Harrison (pictured), former head of sales and marketing for Hoover Candy Baumatic, as its country manager. The company […]
  • Hoover appoints built-in marketing director

    By ieradmin on July 19, 2017
    Domestic appliance manufacturer Hoover Candy Group has announced the appointment of Juan Pillay to the position of marketing director, built-in appliances. Juan brings with him experience in a number of disciplines including product marketing, trade marketing and business planning roles at companies including Whirlpool, Bosch-Siemens and Samsung. Based at the company’s operation in Reading, Juan will have overall responsibility for […]
  • Hughes Trade appoints new commercial services manager

    By ieradmin on July 19, 2017
    Hughes Trade has appointed Steve Hunter to the new position of commercial services manager. Previously a senior engineer with the company, he will now be responsible for training, method development and compliance for service matters at Hughes’ three commercial branches in Leicester, Norwich and Rochester, the company adds. Steve commented: “I am looking forward to my new role particularly helping […]
  • Marketing stalwart joins Hoover SDA

    By ieradmin on June 19, 2017
    Kitchen appliance manufacturer Hoover has appointed an experienced marketer to its small domestic appliance (SDA) marketing team, based in Merthyr Tydfil in south Wales. Phillip Jones brings with him more than 16 years’ experience, having held marketing and category management roles at PC World and Paddy Power. With overall management of the SDA brand execution across all customer-facing media, including […]
  • Whirlpool appoints new brand manager

    By ieradmin on June 14, 2017
    Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited has appointed Catherine Balderson to the position of brand manager for Whirlpool. Catherine was previously customer marketing manager for the company’s new business home delivery channel, which included supporting Shop Direct and Tesco.  Prior to her time at Whirlpool, Catherine was national account manager with SodaStream. Catherine commented: “My previous role with Whirlpool is great grounding […]
  • Hoover makes trio of new appointments

    By ieradmin on June 5, 2017
    Kitchen appliance manufacturer Hoover has announced the appointment of three new starters. Rob Pearse has been appointed commercial manager for Ireland, Gema Aldridge will be account director for freestanding and Becks Simms has assumed the position of account director for built-in appliances. The trio collectively bring with them 45 years’ industry experience, Hoover adds. The company notes that each of […]