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New judge announced for DIY Week Awards 2020

Published: 3 January 2020 - Neil Mead

Mike Smith of EFG Housewares has been announced as the latest judge to join the Supplier category judging panel for this year’s DIY Week Awards.

 

Mike started his field sales career as an area sales representative with Newell Rubbermaid over 20 years ago and has since enjoyed a number of successful roles within the housewares and DIY sector.

Lengthy spells with Vacu-Vin, Everyware Global, World Kitchen Chicago were then followed by a one year stint at Home Hardware Southwest and he now holds the UK sales manager position at the UK’s largest independent wholesaler, EFG Housewares in London.

Mike is now responsible for EFG’s entire delivery business along with updating EFG’s online presence and e-commerce capabilities.

Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the product judging panel for this year’s awards and joins our other expert judges, Paul Andrews (Home Hardware Southwest), Paul Garland (QVC UK), Vicky Nuttall (GIMA), Keeley Vernon (BHETA) and Paul Warren (Broad Street DIY).

For more more information about this year’s DIY Week Awards, including details of how to enter, please visit diyweekawards.co.uk

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