Laminam UK, the Italian manufacturer of sustainable, natural porcelain surfaces, has announced the appointment of Leanne O'Connor as a new senior area manager for retail in the Northwest. With an impressive career spanning over a decade in the surfaces industry, the company says that Leanne brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success that positions her perfectly for this role.
Before joining Laminam UK, Leanne served as the national sales manager at Natural Stone Surfaces Ltd and prior to that, she held significant sales manager roles at Ceaserstone. Her early career included roles at Shaw Stone Surfaces Ltd, where she developed her comprehensive understanding of stone fabrication.
Leanne's career in the industry began at Cosentino, where she excelled as a senior client manager and area sales promoter. The experience gained in these roles helped Leanne to hone her skills in sales, management, and business development.
"I am incredibly excited to start my journey with Laminam UK, especially having previously worked with managing director, Gavin Shaw," said Leanne O'Connor. "Gavin's enthusiasm for the Laminam product is truly infectious and the interest from customers is really strong. I look forward to contributing to the company's growth and success in the UK market."
Gavin Shaw, MD of Laminam UK, said: "At Laminam, we are committed to recruiting the best talent in the industry. Leanne's extensive experience combined with her relationship skills, make her the ideal person to educate fabricators and kitchen design studios about the superior qualities of porcelain. We are excited to have her on board as we continue to demonstrate why porcelain is the best product for our times."