Published on 26 - March - 2012
Gardman recruits ex-Garden & Leisure buyerMike Cook has been appointed as Gardman's new garden landscaping category manager, leaving his post as garden sundries buyer for the Garden and Leisure Group.
Mike Cook has worked in the garden industry for 12 years
Mr Cook will be responsible for ranges including tools, hanging garden and patio products, netting and screening, borders and edging. Work is already underway for Mr Cook, who is currently updating the ranges to be launched at this year's Glee.
He said: "I'm looking forward to bring a more contemporary look to the category which will appeal to our customers and consumers. It's good to work for a company which is continually innovating."
Gardman's head of category management Andrew Bremer said: "Mike's experience in retail will be of huge benefit to us and we looking forward to the future development of the garden landscaping category."