Today sees Richard Ford, formerly of Lyreco and Newell Rubbermaid, join the wholesaler to take the role of Sales Director for the Dealer Channel.
Alan Ball, CEO commented on Spicers new arrival, “I am delighted that Richard has finally joined us and am appreciative of Newell Rubbermaid’s discretion to allow him to join us early. I’m confident that he will bring a fresh approach to the Spicers business.”
With Richard’s experience from previous roles he arrives with a wealth of knowledge and will further drive and develop the Sales functions at Spicers to provide added support for the wholesalers Dealer customer base.
Richard said of his new role, “I am thrilled at the opportunity to work within a company with such a heritage. Spicers, for me, offers the perfect blend of a successful business, one with well established roots and incredible loyalty from its customer base but also with great vision. It’s a business with owners who are investing and a management team focussed on driving success with its customers through new, differentiating initiatives and service offerings.”
He joins as a member Spicers Strategic Leadership team.