Uform appoints across operations and IT

Gary Hutton, Rodney Campbell and Andrew Cooper join the kitchen door and component supplier

08 Dec, 20

Kitchen door and component supplier the Uform Group has announced a trio of appointments across the areas of operations and IT.

Uform appoints across operations and ITGary Hutton (pictured centre) has been promoted to the position of group operations director and will now oversee Andoras in addition to Uform.

He will be responsible for directing and controlling all production and distribution processes of both companies.

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Rodney Campbell (pictured right)  joins the Group as the general manager of Andoras.

He brings 25 years’ experience of operational experience, having worked in customer-focussed manufacturing companies including Seagate and Terex. In addition, he has specific knowledge in servicing the kitchen industry.

In his new role with Andoras, Campbell will lead the day-to-day activities of the business “to ensure that all customer orders are completed on time to the highest of quality standards”.

He will be involved in shaping the strategic vision and delivering change “to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction is achieved”.

Andrew Cooper (pictured left) joins Uform as group IT & business improvement manager.

Having spent eight years on the senior management team at Galgorm Group, as head of IT and Business Improvement, he has experience in developing  e-commerce websites, multi-site picking and bespoke delivery tracking systems.

He will oversee the IT function and will be instrumental in the development and implementation of new and existing processes “to drive a better buying experience”.

Commenting on the recent appointments, group managing director Simon Oliphant said: “I’m delighted to announce these new appointments which will ensure we become even more agile and dynamic whilst also helping to accelerate our strategic plans.

“It has been a year of learning which has once again reinforced the message that service is paramount.

“Like other companies within the industry, we have faced our challenges, however the senior and broader team have the necessary skills to enable us to overcome whatever challenges are ahead.

“I am particularly delighted to have the opportunity to invest in Andoras and provide the infrastructure to further develop a high value, high quality manufacturing base to support top-end kitchen retailers.

“This, combined with Uform’s product and service offering, will allow us to offer an even better proposition for our customers.

“Our strategic goals are based around our aspiration to be leaders in our industry and these latest appointments are testament to just how committed we are to strengthen the future of both companies.

“I’d like to take this opportunity to wish Gary, Rodney and Andrew every success in their new roles as we look forward to 2021 and beyond.

They join a very special, committed and resilient team which I’m proud to be a part of”.