New Zealand luxury appliance brand Fisher & Paykel has appointed Katie Hickling as its newest area account manager in the UK.
In her role, Katie will be looking after the South-Central region for Fisher & Paykel, managing its kitchen retail accounts across Surrey, Sussex, Oxfordshire and Kent. The role will focus on growing brand and product awareness amongst end users.
Katie has extensive experience of working with national and independent retailers in both an online and retail store environment, driving large teams to successful results. She joins Fisher & Paykel following a three-year period at Electrolux where she worked within the electrical retail sector, with both Independent electrical retailers and high-street brands such as John Lewis. Prior to that, she worked at Apple looking after the Shop in Shop estate across the South of the UK, within Dixons and John Lewis.
Mark Young, sales director at Fisher & Paykel, commented: “Following a remarkable period of growth for Fisher & Paykel in the UK, we are taking our brand to the next level of customer engagement and brand awareness. We are delighted that Katie Hickling is joining us at such an exciting time, bringing with her a wealth of experience within the electrical retail sector.”