Chris Ramsden set to replace David Arnold, who is taking early retirement next month to pursue other business and personal interests.
Commenting on his career with Suttons, Mr Arnold, who will retire on February 29, said: "It has been a real privilege to have played a part in Sutton's long and successful history... and the team I leave behind is talented, experienced and enthusiastic."
He added: "Sutton's new product development plans are already well advanced on a number of very exciting projects which will be brought to market over the next one to three years."
Mr Ramsden will take over as retail sales and marketing director on March 1. He joined Suttons in May 2006 as national account manager with responsibility for major key and national accounts, with
Suttons md Cecile Cuzenic commented: "I would like to thank David for his commitment over the years; I know that with Chris's appointment Suttons will continue to grow and produce products of quality and innovation to its customers."