Cooking equipment importer Exclusive Ranges has appointed Richard Fordham to the new position of national sales manager.
He has more than 25 years’ experience in the catering industry and has knowledge spanning both distributor market, public and private sector.
Previously Fordham re-launched supplier Cuisine-Europe, representing brands such as fabricator Hyginox UK and German cooking equipment manufacturer Küppersbusch. He also spent a 3 year stint at Lincat, where he was involved in managing the Q90 brand.
In his new role, he will be responsible for building and maintaining customer relationships at Exclusive Ranges and offer support across the different brands it exclusively supplies to the UK market, including Capic, Rorgue, Salvis and Menu System.
Fordham said: “I’m delighted to join Exclusive Ranges as national sales manager. The company offers a great portfolio of brands that provide customers with best in class kitchen solutions and it’s exciting to be able to offer a range of high quality equipment that can be created to precisely meet their needs.”
Trevor Burke, Director at Exclusive Ranges, added: “We created the role of national sales manager to give us a dedicated manager for the distributor market to further develop our sales strategy. With his extensive knowledge of the industry, I have no doubt that Richard will be a great asset to Exclusive Ranges and will help to create a closer relationship with our customer base.”