"This is a real coup for us: this duo are amongst the most experienced and knowledgeable in the industry. Following our expansion and investment programme, securing the talents of Chris and John seems like a natural fit in the evolution of our business."
(PRWEB UK) 27 January 2012
Westbury Windows & Joinery, manufacturer of quality timber windows, doors and roof lanterns, has recruited Chris Wood and John Mumford, formerly of competitor fenestration business Mumford & Wood.
Chris Wood, formerly Sales & Marketing Director and Managing Director at Mumford & Wood, brings extensive commercial experience to Westbury at a very significant time with the company recently expanding manufacturing capabilities and capacities. As well as increasing sales to individual developers and homeowners, Chris Wood will aim to increase architect specification and brand awareness through a diverse range of products.
John Mumford, formerly CEO at Mumford & Wood, will work on a technical consultancy basis. Having been involved in the manufacture of high quality bespoke timber products for over 30 years he is experienced in the craftsmanship and innovation of products together with all technical aspects of product development and manufacturing process.
Jonathan Hey, Managing Director, commented: “This is a real coup for us: this duo are amongst the most experienced and knowledgeable in the industry. Following our expansion and investment programme, securing the talents of both Chris and John seems like a natural fit in the evolution of our business. I am delighted that they have chosen Westbury. With our new manufacturing facility already producing great results for my established Westbury Garden Room business we are now set on an expansion into the very top end of the made to order timber window and door sector.”
John Mumford, Technical Consultant, Westbury Windows & Joinery said, “It is both refreshing and enthralling to be entering a business at such an important stage of its development. I intend to use my extensive knowledge to further enhance the Westbury product to the very highest quality standards. As one of few remaining, high performance timber window and door designer manufacturers left in the UK, joining Westbury Windows & Joinery is in an extremely exciting opportunity indeed.”
Chris Wood, Sales & Marketing Director, Westbury Windows & Joinery said: “Westbury already has an enviable reputation for its Garden Rooms, Orangeries and Conservatories. The Westbury’s brand attributes of; exceptional design, attention to detail, and a commitment to the environment, are all directly transferable to the timber windows and doors market. Having previously helped build an extremely successful and profitable premium brand, with a turnover exceeding £10 million my intention is to build upon the already strong Westbury brand and present it to a wider architectural marketplace. I was more than delighted to accept Jonathan Hey’s offer as his vision and genuine commitment to UK manufacturing will enable the Westbury brand to flourish in the top end of the timber window and doors market. I am confident that Westbury will become a considerable force in the windows industry and a by-word for craftsmanship, precision and quality.”
Westbury offer a wide range of classic and contemporary windows and doors, designed with traditional styling and made using modern manufacturing process, this giving longevity of both design and construction. Westbury provide this standard range alongside bespoke fenestration design service for architects and developers, creating products to suit the precise requirements of the client.
For more information please visit http://www.westburyjoinery.com/.