Vax Appoints New UK Managing Director
David Winterbottom has been named as Managing Director of Vax, the UK’s best-selling floorcare brand.
David, previously International Sales Director for Vax, will focus on developing the successful UK operations.
David said: “2013 will be an exciting year for Vax with ground breaking new products and exciting new offers for consumers. I’m delighted to have been offered this role and believe I can bring a deep understanding of the Vax brand, its products and its customers. I’m looking forward to leading the company to continued success.”
Simon Lawson , President of TTI Global Floorcare business said: “David has a track record of achievement in the business and I’m confident that he can take Vax to the next level.”
A succession of exciting new products has made Vax the fastest growing floorcare business in Europe – growing more than 10 fold over the last decade. Headquartered in Birmingham, the company has doubled the size of its UK team in the last two years and is currently recruiting 100 new product designers and engineers to support the next phase of growth.
For more information visit http://www.vax.co.uk.
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About Vax: Established in 1977, Vax is the UK’s number one floorcare brand. Vax’s headquarters are located in Birmingham, England, and its floorcare products are distributed worldwide. Vax has a growing international footprint, extending across Europe, North America, the Middle East and Australia. Its product portfolio offers a comprehensive range of carpet washers, vacuum cleaners, steam cleaners, hard floor cleaners and solutions. Vax UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hong Kong based TechTronic Industries Co.Ltd. (TTi) TTi is a market and innovation leader in power equipment products, floor care appliances, laser and electronic products. The Group recorded sales of US$3.7 billion in 2011.