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28th January 2021
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European Promotion for VitrA's Margaret Talbot
Margaret Talbot, marketing manager for VitrA bathrooms in the UK, has been promoted to Regional Marketing Manager - Europe.
Margaret joined the Oxfordshire-based bathroom company, which is part of Turkey's largest industrial groups, the Eczacıbaşı Group, in 2016. Following a successful career in telecoms and IT, Margaret and her team have played a vital part in VitrA Bathrooms UK's growth in recent years.
Margaret's new role sees her responsibilities broaden to include the development of the marketing communication strategy and management for France, Germany and Italy whilst overseeing the UK plans. These include the opening of the global flagship showroom in Clerkenwell, London, due to launch shortly.
"I am thrilled to be offered this new opportunity,” enthuses Margaret. “The marketing team here in Oxford, have been a key part of our success, and I look forward to building on these relationships with our customers and teams across Europe.
“The new showroom will be a creative hub that will be used by VitrA and its customers globally. I look forward to playing my part."
Founded in 1958, VitrA has in recent years has expanded into international markets with over 70% of VitrA's total output now being sold outside of Turkey. From 13 production facilities in Turkey, Germany, France, and Russia, VitrA produces a full range of bathroom products including over 5.6 million pieces of sanitaryware a year along with complementary bathroom furniture, brassware, and accessories ranges, which are distributed to over 75 countries on five continents. VitrA UK, based in Oxfordshire, has been supplying the UK bathroom market for over 25 years and is an active member of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) and the British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI).
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