Following the acquisition of QEP-UK by the Boyce Family Group, QEP UK Holdings Ltd, a worldwide leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of tiling, flooring and underlay installation solutions, today announced two senior management appointments to its QEP-UK team: Steve Collinge as Group Managing Director and Cam Gradwell as Chief Operating Officer. Both appointments report into Paul Boyce, CEO.
As Group Managing Director, Collinge will have direct responsibility for the three limited companies: Q.E.P. CO. UK. Ltd, XPS Foam Ltd and Tile Accessories Ltd. He brings a wealth of consultancy, senior management and retailer experience with more than 30 years expertise in the home improvement industry. He has worked with several leading companies, whilst managing Insight Retail Group Ltd, along with senior positions at ICI and Cuprinol. All have experienced significant growth through successful strategy development under his leadership.
“Steve is a proven leader with extensive experience in the home improvement sector” said Paul Boyce, CEO of QEP-UK. “Under his guidance, we will continue to strengthen QEP-UK’s position into the leading Flooring and Tiling installation solutions provider in the UK. We are thrilled to welcome Steve to the team.”
Collinge expressed enthusiasm for joining QEP UK Holdings Ltd, saying, "I am excited to take on this new role and work alongside the dedicated and talented teams at QEP-UK. We have exciting opportunities ahead of us and I am committed to leading all three companies under their new ownership of the Boyce Family Group.”
Cam Gradwell joins as Chief Operating Officer of QEP UK Holdings Ltd, primarily focusing on Stakeholder Management, Commercial Finance and Supply Chain for the QEP-UK businesses. Cam joins from Deloitte where he was previously a senior audit manager with a wealth of experience operating in large and complex companies. He will play a crucial role in growing the business, streamlining operations and enhancing efficiency, continuing the drive to further improve QEP-UK’s organisational success.
Paul Boyce added "We are also thrilled to welcome Cam to the team. His appointment signifies our ongoing commitment to operational excellence and ultimate long-term success. We believe Cam will be a pivotal asset in in shaping the future of our company and achieving our objectives."
QEP-UK is headquartered in Burton on Trent with distribution and manufacturing locations in the Midlands, North West and North Wales, and will continue to provide UK national and trade home improvement customers with their successful Tiling, Flooring, Underlay and Hardware brand portfolios.