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11th February 2020
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Sales growth in contracts division leads to new director at Kitchens International
Derek Dobbins, manager of contract kitchen sales, has been appointed director of award-winning independent kitchen retailer, Kitchens International.
As the fifth board member, Derek heads up the highly successful and growing contracts division Kitchens International (KI). Derek joined KI in 2010 at the height of the recession but in the last seven years has seen a huge growth in new build developments.
With a team of five designers under Derek and a further 17 project administrators, fitters and project managers, the contracts division plays a key role in KI's success across Scotland and north of England.
With almost 30 years' experience in designing and selling contract kitchens, Derek was previously contract sales manager at Tradestyle Cabinets.
Gerry Watson, managing director of Kitchens International says: "We are delighted to welcome Derek onto the KI board.
"He and his contracts team play a vital role in designing and supplying kitchens for luxury developments across the country. He has maximised the recovery of the housing market and his vast experience and commitment provides our clients with the very latest kitchen designs and products."
Derek adds: "I am very proud to have been appointed to the KI board and hope to continue to see a steady growth in the contract market.
"As such an established and prestigious Scottish company, Kitchens International is great to work for and I hope to play my part in its future success."
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