Branded Garden Products Group boosts area sales operation

Company: Branded Garden Products Group
  • Simon Hull
  • Chris Tongue
  • Phil Trantham

Branded Garden Products (BGP) is delighted to announce a series of strategic new appointments to its area sales team. The appointments demonstrate the Group’s commitment to growing its market share with key garden centre customers across the UK.

Simon Hull joined BGP in December after a successful period at Fiskars tools. Having spent his entire career focused on business development within the North East region, Simon now covers this area for BGP. Simon commented “I am delighted to join such an iconic and progressive horticulture business, and I look forward to seeing faces old and new.”

Chris Tongue joined BGP in January after almost 30 years in the horticultural industry, most recently as a territory manager for STAX. Chris covers BGP’s North West and Central Northern regions and comments “I am excited to join BGP at a new period of growth with exciting new launches.”

Phil Trantham joined in BGP’s South Central region. Phil has spent his entire career in the horticultural sales industry at Solus and latterly STAX. Phil commented “I am excited to work with such iconic brands as Suttons and Thompson & Morgan. I cannot wait to meet our customers and grow business in the region.”

Commenting on the new appointments to his team, Nick Walton, BGP Sales Director, said “Over the past 6 months we have undertaken a full review of our sales structure and have made these changes to best support our customers with their growing needs. The calibre of candidates we are able to attract is testament to the power of our brands, coupled with the scope and ambition of BGP. I’m delighted to welcome our new recruits and look forward to working together.”

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