KBzine: the original kitchen and bathroom industry e-news - since 2002
23rd June 2017
We strongly recommend viewing KBzine full size in your web browser. Click our masthead above to visit our website version.
Victoria + Albert Baths appoints general manager of MENAT, Caspian and India
Victoria + Albert Baths, a British brand with a worldwide reputation for creating beautiful freestanding contemporary and traditional Quarrycast baths and basins, has announced the appointment of Ross Jackson as general manager of MENAT (Middle East, North Africa & Turkey), Caspian and India.
Ross brings over 15 years' experience in the industry, working with brands such as Kohler Mira in the UK, Kohler Middle East in the UAE and Delta Faucet Company in the MENA Region.
The role will initially involve identifying, fulfilling and developing new retail opportunities in the luxury market. There will be a parallel focus on developing the contract market through developing relationships with architect and design firms in the region. Ross will be based out of London.
"As a global operating company, we have set our focus on further developing those strategically important areas," reveals Okke Roosjen, group sales director. "We believe we can successfully introduce our high-end brand in markets like the Middle East and the Caspian area. I am therefore very pleased to have Ross on board. His experience in the industry together with his local knowledge of the region will contribute, without any doubt, to very positive results in the short and long run."
Ross says of his new appointment :"The challenge at Victoria + Albert is exciting; the brand is internationally renowned by architects and designers for its innovative materials and creative designs. I look forward to taking the unique product offering to new territories, and working with the team to further develop the brand's global footprint."
Ross will be responsible for the development and nurturing of client relationships in the Middle East, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar; North Africa, including Egypt & Morocco; Turkey; India and the Caspian region, including Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Georgia.
31st July 2015