Premium appliance manufacturer Fisher & Paykel has appointed Claire McGovern as area account manager for Scotland & North England.
In her new role, she will look after and grow the independent kitchen retailer and electrical retailer accounts in Scotland and the North of England, focusing on growing brand and product awareness.
McGovern has an enthusiasm for premium luxury appliances, having joined Fisher & Paykel after four years at Miele.
She started her career in B2C roles within retail, progressing from store management to area management roles within premium retailers after finishing her university degree.
McGovern then moved into B2B where she managed the Scottish side of a Tax-Free shopping business before moving into the luxury premium kitchen industry.
Sales director at Fisher & Paykel Mark Young commented: “Following a remarkable period of growth for Fisher & Paykel in the UK, we are taking our brand to the next level of customer engagement and brand awareness.
“We are delighted that Claire McGovern is joining us, bringing with her a wealth of experience within the luxury premium kitchen sector.”
Her appointment follows on from Lynda Mills who was recently named design development manager.