Luxury bed manufacturer Harrison Spinks, based in Leeds, England, has promoted Ruairi Giles from accounts director to the new post of commercial director.
He joined the company in 2008 as a graduate assistant and worked his way up through the company in a variety of roles. As a sales team member, Giles managed account relationships with some of the manufacturer’s largest clients. He also has provided retailer training and assisted with in-store new product launches.
“Ruairi has been a crucial member of the Harrison Spinks team over the years and his promotion to this key role is testament to his hard work and consistent high standards,” said Simon Spinks, manager director. “His vast experience and knowledge of both the business and the bed industry will be invaluable in helping us to achieve our ambitious plans.”
In commenting about his new role, Giles said: “I hope to assist in helping Harrison Spinks continue to grow by maintaining the highest standards for our customers. As a forever-changing, family-run business, Harrison Spinks has a great ethos and values—there’s a real sense of community and team work. The business is also leading the way in innovation within the bed industry, which is really exciting to be involved in. I’m looking forward to being part of the team that implements the company’s strategy to achieve our future plans and stand out as the market leader.”