Designer and distributor of kitchen and bathroom brassware, Abode has appointed Annette Wensley and Victoria Hatton as area sales managers.
Wensley will operate in London and the South East of England and has a wealth of experience within the brassware and bathroom manufacturing industry.
She has previously held roles at British tap manufacturer Samuel Heath, luxury hardware and wiring accessories manufacturer M. Marcus Ltd, as well as Swadling Brassware and Hurlingham.
Hatton, who will cover the North of England and Scotland, has a background in sales and bathroom design.
Prior to joining Abode, she worked at City Plumbing in Leeds and opened a new showroom and trade counter during lockdown.
Both area sales managers will be responsible for seeking new opportunities to maximise sales and increasing dialogue between the brand and its trade customers.
Annette Wensley commented on her new role: “I am thrilled to become part of the Abode family, proudly representing the brand and its comprehensive product range for the kitchen and bathroom.
“For me, the emerging sustainability trends provide a really exciting proposition for the UK home, and so it feels good to now be in a position to cater to this rising demand and also educate our customers on the benefits of more specialist taps like our water filtration and steaming hot water solutions too.”
While Victoria Hatton said: “I am excited to step into my new sales role for such an innovative and progressive brand, which continues to push the boundaries of product design and leading customer service.
“The ability to connect with people and find the best possible solutions for their needs is what drives me in business, so I look forward to offering a portfolio of products to my customers in the North and throughout Scotland.”
Sales director at Abode Peter Phelan added: “I believe that as a business, we provide a unique offer for professionals in the KBB industry wanting to advance their career, as we are 100% committed to elevating the prestige of kitchen and bathroom brassware in the UK and globally.
“I am therefore really pleased to welcome Annette and Victoria to the company and look forward to seeing them build on their sales territories moving forward.”