Belgian luxury induction and extraction manufacturer Novy has welcomed Mark Kelly as business development manager for The North, Northeast and Northwest of England.
His career spans more than 30 years in the electricals and white goods industries, having worked for blue chip companies including Toshiba UK, managing national retail accounts,
Kelly then moved to Electrolux, where he was responsible for the independent channel.
In 2008, he was recruited by Miele GB and worked there for 14 years as business development manager, built-in.
While at Miele, Kelly was responsible for driving new business in the premium kitchen studio sector, and with national and international furniture brands in The North, Northwest and mid-Wales.
At Novy, he will be responsible for maintaining and expanding Novy’s presence within the luxury and premium kitchen studio channels throughout the northern region.
He will report directly to country manager, Owain Harrison.
Country manager of Novy Owain Harrison said: “Mark joins us with experience, expertise and excellent contacts in kitchen studios and specialists across the North.
“Both Alison Mackie and I are delighted to welcome him to the Novy team and we look forward to building the success of the Novy brand even further in the region.”
Part of the Middleby group, Novy has recently acquired Dutch lighting firm Jansen & de Bont.