Hobart Warewash MD, David Riley, has had his current role expanded to cover warewashing sales operations in Scandinavia, Holland and Belgium.

The manufacturer believes the appointment is testament to the success of the UK branch within the company’s global portfolio, and is an ideal fit, with the Scandinavian and Benelux businesses sharing a key focus on dealer business development.

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The warewashing sales teams in each country will now report directly into Riley, who has been working at Hobart for 25 years and is credited with revitalising the company’s dealer-led business through the creation of Hobart Independent, some 10 years ago.

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He said: “I’m delighted to be working even closer with our Scandinavian and Benelux partners, helping to shape their sales strategies and further develop the dealer business that they have worked so hard to cultivate.

“The move is a signal of intent from the wider business to never stop developing and demonstrates the strength of Hobart UK in always being at the forefront of the progression.”