New Appointments

  • 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 […]
  • Exclusively Shows announce new director of sales

    By ieradmin on May 30, 2017
    Brooke House Exhibitions, the organiser of Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical, has announced that Lindsey Hoyle has been appointed director of sales, following the announcement that Patrick Wade will be stepping down from the role at the end of June. Lindsey has previously held senior roles with several leading housewares brands including Le Creuset, DKB and Everywhere Global and, having […]
  • Continued expansion at Hughes Trade leads to promotion

    By ieradmin on May 18, 2017
    Hughes Trade is continuing its planned expansion programme with the promotion of Simon Quinlan to the new position of commercial operations manager, the company has announced. This will see him take over the day to day responsibility for Hughes’ three commercial branches in Leicester, Norwich and Rochester which currently employ around 20 people. Simon (pictured) has been with the company […]
  • Sir Hossein Yassaie joins Pure as chairman

    By ieradmin on May 15, 2017
    British digital radio manufacturer, Pure International Limited, has announced the appointment of Sir Hossein Yassaie as chairman. The appointment comes several months after Pure’s sale from former owner, Imagination Technologies Group PLC. Yassaie, the company’s former CEO, played a pivotal role in the creation and development of Pure. Sir Hossein Yassaie said: “Since its creation, Pure has been instrumental in […]
  • Peli Products appoints EMEA marketing and communication director

    By ieradmin on May 11, 2017
    Protective case designer and manufacturer Peli Products has appointed Estefania Fenoy as director of marketing and communication for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). With more than 20 years of media industry and marketing management experience, Estefania leads Peli’s business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing efforts for the Commercial/Government and Consumer divisions of the company, in nearly 100 countries across Europe, the […]
  • Smeg UK announces new appointments

    By ieradmin on April 27, 2017
    Smeg UK has announced the promotion of Simon Starkie to head of small domestic appliances (SDA). He will be tasked with working to support Smeg’s independent electrical retailers, national accounts and department stores. Simon will also lead the growth of distribution in the specialist cook shops and housewares industries, Smeg adds. In addition to this, Simon (pictured left) will also […]
  • Montpellier appoints new area sales manager

    By ieradmin on April 10, 2017
    Evan Dobbs has joined Montpellier Domestic Appliances as area sales manager for Southern England, the company has announced. He moves from HooverCandy, and previously held roles within the construction sector where he dealt with architects and kitchen designers. Evan will be working with kitchen independents and the kitchen studio sector for Montpellier. Evan commented: “I am very pleased to be […]
  • Roberts restructures sales team to support specific retail channels

    By ieradmin on April 5, 2017
    Radio manufacturer Roberts has announced new appointments and changes within the company’s sales team. These roles have been created so individuals are now responsible for specific retail channels to upscale efficiency, Roberts explains. Gordon Reid has spent the past six years as a key member of the national accounts team for Roberts. Gordon’s experience in the independent sector will be […]