New faces at Bandai

by TnP Staff
Published: 30 April 2018, 09:25
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Two new appointments for the Bandai UK sales team

In a year of growth and diversity for the company, Bandai UK is delighted to announce two new appointments to the sales team with John Carlaw joining as National Account Manager and Joanne Airey taking the role as Key Account Manager. John will join the team this month, also bringing with him 17 years of knowledge, with his most recent role at HTI of Senior National Account Manager and previous roles as Senior Buying Manager for Boys at Tesco together with retail roles with M&S, VIRGIN and WOOLWORTHS. John will be focusing on growing existing accounts and taking them forward into autumn 2018 and beyond.

Joanne comes with 17 years industry experience, previously working as a National Account Manager at Plum Products and Key Account Manager at Rainbow Designs. Since joining Bandai earlier this year, Airey has already opened new accounts and extended distribution within the key account base and her focus will now be to explore new business opportunities. Amy Saunders, Head of Sales, Bandai UK, commented: “We are thrilled to have John and Joanne join the company at this busy and exciting time. With our portfolio growing year on year, it’s essential to have a strong team helping to drive the business forward and the experience that both of them can bring to the company is the perfect way to achieve this.”