Kitchen sink and brassware manufacturer Abode has promoted Michelle Gorst, former regional sales manager for the North of England, to the role of national sales manager.
She has been with the business for 10 years and prior to joining Abode was area sales manager for AHED Distribution (now F&P), No-Code Bathrooms and Frontline Bathrooms.
Heading up the Abode regional sales team in her new role, Gorst will take responsibility for the growth of the distribution channel for the brand nationwide.
Managing and driving the sales team, she will work with sales director Peter Phelan and the marketing department to drive promotions and product development.
Commenting on her appointment, Michelle Gorst said: “It’s an exciting time to be moving into this new role at Abode, as the brand continues to go from strength to strength and exciting new product innovations are rolled out.
“I’m looking forward to introducing many of these to the market and supporting our great team of sales managers, serving our network of retailers and welcoming new business on board.”
Gorst’s promotion follows on from the recent appointment of operations director Mark Fletcher.