Uform Group Announces New Appointments
The Uform Group has announced three new appointments across the areas of Operations and IT.
Gary Hutton has been promoted to the position of Group Operations Director and will now operationally oversee Andoras in addition to Uform. Gary will be responsible for directing and controlling all production and distribution processes of both companies to ensure that the overall objectives of the group are met efficiently and effectively.
Rodney Campbell joins the Group as the new General Manager of Andoras. He brings 25 years’ experience of operational excellence, having worked in customer focussed manufacturing companies including Seagate and Terex. In addition, he has specific experience in servicing the kitchen Industry. In his new role with Andoras, Rodney will lead the day to day activities of the business to ensure that all customer orders are completed on time to the highest of quality standards. He will be involved in shaping the strategic vision and delivering change to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction is achieved.
Andrew Cooper joins as the new Group IT & Business Improvement Manager. Having spent 8 years on the Senior Management team at Galgorm Group as head of IT and Business Improvement, Andrew has extensive experience in developing industry leading e-commerce websites, multi-site picking and bespoke delivery tracking systems. He will oversee the IT function and will be instrumental in the development and implementation of new and existing processes that drive a better buying experience for our customers.
Commenting on the recent appointments, Group Managing Director Simon Oliphant said “I’m delighted to announce these new appointments which will ensure we become even more agile and dynamic whilst also helping to accelerate our strategic plans. It has been a year of learning which has once again reinforced the message that service is paramount. Like other companies within the industry, we have faced our challenges, however the senior and broader team have the necessary skills to enable us to overcome whatever challenges are ahead. I am particularly delighted to have the opportunity to invest in Andoras and provide the infrastructure to further develop a high value high quality manufacturing base to support top end kitchen retailers. This combined with Uforms product and service offering will allow us to offer an even better proposition for our customers.
Our strategic goals are based around our aspiration to be leaders in our industry and these latest appointments are testament to just how committed we are to strengthen the future of both companies. I’d like to take this opportunity to wish Gary, Rodney and Andrew every success in their new roles as we look forward to 2021 and beyond. They join a very special, committed and resilient team which I’m proud to be a part of’.