Italian porcelain surfaces manufacturer Laminam UK has appointed Sam Penny as its senior area manager for London and the home counties.
According to the company, it marks a “significant” step in Laminam’s ongoing efforts to strengthen its market position and expand its reach in the UK.
With over six years’ experience as sales manager at Caesarstone UK, Penny brings a wealth of experience to his role, including customer relationship management and business development.
Managing director of Laminam UK Gavin Shaw commented: “Sam’s appointment is a key part of our strategy to engage the industry’s top talent.
“He is incredibly well known, respected and has fantastic existing relationships with kitchen studios and fabricators.
“His proven track record in sales and business development will help drive Laminam’s ambitious business objectives in the UK.”
Sam Penny said: “I am thrilled to be joining Gavin at Laminam UK. Porcelain is emerging as the material of the moment, captivating the market with its design options, durability and sustainability credentials.
“It is also very easy to work with and fabricators are loving it. Laminam is setting the standard in innovation and is well placed to anticipate the needs of the industry.”
His appointment at Laminam UK follows on from Leanne O’Connor named as senior area manager for retail in the Northwest of England.