Hartman continues to invest in people in a quest to provide unrivalled support to its customers, maintain its growth and deliver across the business, throughout the forthcoming demanding season and beyond.
Increasing its headcount by over 40%, the manufacturer has invested in personnel across all areas of the business, including Marketing, Customer Services, Supply Chain, Accounts and Warehouse. The most senior appointment at Hartman is Head of Sales – David Cotgrave.
Cotgrave joins the company with a wealth of experience and knowledge. Previously working for a multi-site and diverse confectionary manufacturer, David has excellent experience with multi-channel customer management, new business development, as well as the delivery of new product development for seasonal markets. Passionate about customer experience, Cotgrave is looking forward to working with Paul Facey – Commercial Director in the deliverance of service levels and future NPD.
David Cotgrave comments – “I am delighted to be part of the Hartman UK operation and very much looking forward to working with Paul and the wider team in this exciting industry.
Our gardens and outdoor living areas have become more important to us over the last few years, they provide a great space for us to enjoy more time with family and friends and it thrills us that Hartman are a part of that experience.
We are facing some challenges with global supply chain, in particular sea freight. But, as a team, we are are working tirelessly to resolve the issues. It is our priority to try and minimise any impact on our customers whilst still being focused on our goals for 2022.”
The Garden furniture manufacturer has recently moved to a new UK headquarters in Telford, increasing and centralising its warehousing and logistics, reducing carbon emissions and increasing business efficiencies. The new premises offer increased office space as well as a versatile showroom and marketing suite where its 2023 collection will be showcased.
Paul Facey – Hartman Commercial Director comments “It is a very exciting year ahead for us here at Hartman but it does not come without its challenges. The employment of David, as well as all the other appointments throughout the year, offers fantastic opportunities and I look forward to working towards our collective goals together.”
Visit www.hartmanuk.com to view Hartman’s new 2022 collection.