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18th January 2019
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Hoover Candy UK announces kitchen channel restructure… Merger of UK Built-in divisions for Hoover, Candy and Baumatic
Hoover Candy UK has confirmed a new commercial structure for its UK Built-in divisions. The commercial teams for the Hoover, Candy and Baumatic brands have merged to become a centralised Built-in division based at the Hoover Candy Baumatic office in Reading, Berkshire.
The new Built-in division is led by Owain Harrison, (pictured) previously marketing director of Baumatic who has been promoted to UK head of sales & marketing, Hoover Candy Baumatic (Built-in).
Reporting directly to Owain, Sarah Beechey joins the business as head of sales (Built-in) for all three brands. Sarah joins from LG, where she held several management positions, latterly as general manager for consumer electronics.
“Sarah represents a key change in our strategy as we now seek to leverage the huge potential and cooking knowledge we have across all our brands within the UK market,” says Owain.
Maurizio Severgnini will take a new head office role as director OEM - Strategic Partnerships; the move regarded as pivotal in securing the Group’s global ambition to further develop its presence in strategic categories.
The Freestanding commercial division for Hoover Candy UK retains its current structure.
Baumatic: 01189 311 110 www.baumatic.co.uk
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