Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd has announced the appointment of Stephen Rickersey as head of channel, kitchen, after joining the company on October 31 2016.
Stephen will be managing the kitchen channel, reporting to sales director Nick Hughes, bringing a new perspective to the company in order to deliver a strategy that focuses on developing the company’s premium offering, Whirlpool says.
Stephen joins Whirlpool UK Appliances from Mars Petcare UK, where he was the head of grocery sales, managing all grocery and discount channel customers.
Stephen commented: “I’m excited to be joining the Whirlpool UK Appliances team, it’s a fascinating business and I look forward to working with all our customers. It’s a completely new challenge versus my previous role, but one that I look forward to learning about.”
Nick Hughes added: “I am thrilled to welcome Steve to the team. I have no doubt that with his background, experience and attitude, he is going to make a great contribution to this kitchen channel which is so vital to our key priorities.”