Fisher & Paykel UK appoints MD

20 Nov, 17

Woolcott named MD for UK, Ireland and Europe

Fisher & Paykel UK has appointed David Woollcott to the newly-created position of managing director UK, Ireland and Europe.

He joins the company from his position as CEO of Winning Appliances in Australia. Prior to that, Woollcott was director of sales at Miele in New Zealand and Australia and has also worked for BMW in various roles across the UK and Australia.

Commenting on his appointment, Woollcott commented: “I am delighted to be joining Fisher & Paykel – arguably the most inspiring appliance brand in the world. Their recent presence at IFA in Berlin shows how Fisher & Paykel product design leads the way and clearly attracts strong attention from both consumers and the industry. Their new range of built-in and freestanding cooling and cooking products will only reinforce this reputation and grow their long list of fans globally.”

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He continued: “Fisher & Paykel has always been a company that I have looked up to and the opportunity for growth and expansion in the UK, Ireland and Europe is truly exciting.” Woollcott will be based at the company’s UK headquarters in Milton Keynes.