Imperial Bathrooms appoints key accounts & contracts manager

Richard Hutchinson welcomed to the newly-created role

19 Oct, 20

British manufacturer Imperial Bathrooms has welcomed Richard Hutchinson to the newly-created role of key accounts & contracts manager from October 2020.

Imperial Bathrooms appoints key accounts & contracts manager

He has a wealth of commercial experience and over the last five years has specialised in the bathroom sector, focusing on key account management, lead generation and strategic growth partnerships.

The field-based role will initially cover the South of England, where Hutchinson is tasked with identifying key growth markets, upholding a high level of customer service and product engagement.

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Primarily involved in the development and nurturing of key accounts, Hutchinson will be responsible for supporting new and existing clients, as well as implementing a “robust” business plan.

His duties will also include helping the co-ordination of every aspect of a project, from reviewing and approving contract terms to managing deadlines and client expectations.

Commenting on his new role, Richard Hutchinson said: “I am delighted to be joining the team at Imperial, especially at a time when the company is investing big across all elements of the business.

“To have the opportunity to represent such a forward-thinking brand with impressive reputation for British-made bathrooms is a real privilege and I am proud to be part of this passionate team.

“I look forward to implementing the company’s vision for the future and will continue to develop those all-important customer relationships.”

Newly-appointed managing director Graham Bucktrout said: “We’re extremely proud to have Richard join our managment team as we embark on the next phase of Imperial Bathrooms structural realignment.

“He has shown himself to be a highly versatile and capable team player in his previous roles, having demonstrated an ability to build long-term, trusting relationships with both customers and colleagues respectively.

“We fully embrace Richard’s aptitude to strategically plan and grow the business and I am confident he will be an enormous asset to the team and business long-term.”

Imperial Bathrooms has recently expanded its in-house design team with the appointment of two junior designers.