Shower tray manufacturer JT has appointed Paul Atherton as northern key account manager to look after merchants and distribution partners in the region.
He has 34 years of experience in the bathroom industry, including roles with Roper Rhodes and Lecico Bathrooms as an area sales manager before progressing to national contract support manager.
Atherton joins the company from Franke UK where he looked after retailers in the North of England.
In his new role at JT, he will support and maximise sales for customers in the North of England, North Wales and Scotland, as well as seek new business opportunities.
Commenting on his new position, Paul Atherton said: “JT are a highly respected shower tray manufacturer in the industry and has a great ambition to grow, so it was a no-brainer to join the team.
“I’m a huge people person and I’m looking forward to being out and about meeting new people to play a part in helping the company to be the best tray manufacturer in the industry.
“It’s great to have the opportunity to join such a highly regarded UK-based business that is part of an expanding group within the bathroom sector.”
Sales and marketing director at JT John Schofield added: “We are delighted to welcome Paul into his new position here at JT.
“Paul’s experience within the bathroom industry will serve as a great asset to JT, and we look forward to watching his development here as northern key account manager.”
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