Steve Woodworth has been appointed as sales manager for MHK UK.
He will be responsible for working with UK independent kitchen retailers, advising them on the membership services offered by MHK.
Paul Wheeler, sales director for MHK UK, said: “We are delighted to welcome Steve to the team. His extensive knowledge and experience will make a significant contribution in our ability to reach out to many more independent retailers and tell them about the multiple benefits that membership of Europe’s largest buying group brings.”
Woodworth said: “With the uncertainties currently being experienced by the UK retail markets, and the enormous competition offered by the multiple retailers, the time has never been better to explore the benefits of becoming part of a tremendously strong buying group – a group that can add value in numerous areas of the independent sector.”
Woodworth has 14 years’ experience in the KBB sector and the majority of this time was in the appliance industry with brands including Indesit, Liebherr and BSH’s kitchen division.