With over 36 years’ industry experience, Richard Foster has joined the Smeg UK team as regional sales manager for the North-East.
Not only has Foster worked with Hotpoint, Indesit and Whirlpool, he also spent 21 years as a retailer. Reporting to national sales manager Gareth Blenkinsop, Foster will be responsible for strengthening Smeg’s presence in the independent channel by developing new and existing business, while managing key accounts.
Paul Barker, Smeg UK’s sales director, said: “With over 36 years’ industry experience, I have no doubt that Richard is the right candidate to enhance our independent offering. Richard joins Smeg at an instrumental time and we are extremely pleased to have him on board.”