Abode appoints two Area Sales Managers

Abode, award-winning designer and distributor of market leading kitchen taps, sinks, bathroom taps & showering solutions is delighted to welcome Annette Wensley and Victoria Hatton as its newly appointed Area Sales Managers. Annette will operate in London and the South East of England, and Victoria’s territory will cover the North of England and Scotland.

Annette has a wealth of experience within the brassware and bathroom manufacturing industry with previous roles at British tap manufacturer, Samuel Heath, luxury hardware and wiring accessories manufacturer, M. Marcus Ltd, along with positions at Swadling Brassware and Hurlingham. Extremely well-versed in the world of interiors with a passion for quality product design and innovation, Annette will also make use of her time within estate agency, providing her with a profound insight into the UK property market.

Victoria joins Abode with a strong commercial background in showroom sales and bathroom design from her time at City Plumbing in Leeds, following senior account management roles within the digital marketing sector. Highly organised and tenacious, Victoria rose to the challenge of opening a new showroom and trade counter during lockdown and is looking forward to deepening her brassware, heating and plumbing knowledge at Abode.

As Area Sales Managers, both Annette and Victoria will be responsible for maintaining current sales programs within the business, whilst proactively seeking new opportunities to maximise sales and increase dialogue between the brand, and new and existing customers across the UK.

Annette Wensley says “I am thrilled to become part of the Abode family, proudly representing the brand and its comprehensive product range for the kitchen and bathroom. For me, the emerging sustainability trends provide a really exciting proposition for the UK home, and so it feels good to now be in a position to cater to this rising demand and also educate our customers on the benefits of more specialist taps like our water filtration and steaming hot water solutions too.”

Victoria Hatton says “I am excited to step into my new sales role for such an innovative and progressive brand, which continues to push the boundaries of product design and leading customer service. The ability to connect with people and find the best possible solutions for their needs is what drives me in business, so I look forward to offering a portfolio of products to my customers in the North and throughout Scotland.”

Peter Phelan, Sales Director at Abode says, “I believe that as a business, we provide a unique offer for professionals in the KBB industry wanting to advance their career, as we are 100% committed to elevating the prestige of kitchen and bathroom brassware in the UK and globally. I am therefore really pleased to welcome Annette and Victoria to the company and look forward to seeing them build on their sales territories moving forward.”

Leanne Adamson, Marketing Manager at Abode adds, “We are dedicated to bringing the UK homeowner high quality sink and tap designs with distinct features, special finishes and the latest technology, and so it gives us great pleasure to expand the sales team and have both Annette and Victoria become our latest members to join our growing work-family.”

Abode celebrates its 20-year business anniversary in 2022, having first launched the brand with a range of premium kitchen taps in 2022. Its range of Aquifier filtered water taps were introduced in 2004, and patented Swich filter water device in 2007, which marks 15 years since first release. In 2008, the company expanded into bathroom brassware and showers, kitchen sinks in 2010, before debuting its award-winning hot tap range Pronteau in 2016.

For further information, please contact Abode: t 01226 283 434 |info@abodedesigns.co.uk | w www.abodedesigns.co.uk and www.pronteau.co.uk | For the latest brand news, please follow Abode on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn #WaterTheWayYouWantIt

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