British kitchen brand Olive & Barr has promoted showroom manager Nicolle Whyte to the position of design director and company partner.
Having studied for a BA in Interior Design, she joined Olive & Barr in 2021, following several years of working with some of the industry’s leading kitchen brands.
In her new role, Whyte will be an integral part of the expansion of Olive & Barr into new territories and will work closely, nurturing designers.
The company has recently opened its third showroom in Gloucestershire, adding to Malvern and South London locations.
Commenting on her promotion Nicolle Whyte said: “Since joining Olive & Barr in 2021, I have juggled being a single mother while being dedicated and passionate about building a career as a kitchen designer.
“I’m incredibly proud to be part of a talented team that encourages growth and acknowledges hard work. I’m excited to be embarking on this next chapter as design director and a shareholding partner, as I support the expansion of the business.
“I look forward to meeting new clients and continuing to showcase my love of design through each project.”
Founder of Olive & Barr Al Bruce added: “Nicolle has been an essential part of the success of Olive & Barr, not only does she have exceptional customer relations skills, but her ability to create detailed designs is second to none.
“As a business owner, I believe such skills and hard work should be recognised and I am thrilled to welcome Nicolle to the senior team as design director.”