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Mike Jones appointed new MD of Fetim Group

Published: 29 November 2016 - Jenny Wonnacott

Fetim Group, an international trading company that specialises in the design, development, marketing and sale of construction products, shower & bathroom, flooring and home decoration ranges has appointed Mike Jones as managing director responsible for the UK.

Mike Jones is the new MD of the Fetim Group
Mike Jones is the new MD of the Fetim Group

Mr Jones, who had previously held the role of Sales & Marketing Director, has considerable experience, having spent the last 20 years in senior sales and management positions within the construction and sanitary industry.  He will be responsible for business development in the UK for Fetim’s product brands; bathroom brands Aqualux and Haceka, and the growth and promotion of the flooring, window decoration and shelving categories.

Mr Jones commented, “I relish the opportunity to build the UK business, and believe my appointment demonstrates the commitment that Fetim Group have to the UK. Capitalising on our sanitary brands, customer insight, and European design skills, we plan to empower our trade partners and professional clients to build a sustainable and successful business.

"As one of the industry’s leaders in bath and shower room design, we will be much more visible, and sharing our expertise regarding product development and technical improvements. We are already committed to attending the k+b design event in London next March, the Sleep Exhibition 2017 and have a number of marketing and sales initiatives planned for the New Year."

"The board have invested significantly in new products, improving operations, smoothing the supply chain and my appointment is part of the groups’ strategy to focus on key markets, thinking globally, but acting locally to deliver what our customers need. There will be new appointments, both internal and external sales personnel in the near future as we restructure the business to be ready for the next phase of growth and expansion. It is an exciting time for us and for our customers.”

Fetim Group European sales director Peter Billiet added, “Mike’s leadership, together with his extensive knowledge and experience of the construction and sanitary industry, which is hugely respected, made him the natural successor to run the UK. His appointment takes effect from January 1st 2017."


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