Gifts Today magazine

Appointments Galore at Widdop

Sales team goes from strength to strength as well as a new company director

Widdop and Co. is delighted to welcome Lindsay Townsend to the sales team as a National Account Manager.

She will join the six-strong National Account team and will play a major role in the continuing development of this sector of the market place.
Lindsay comes from a strong sales background having worked as a National Account Manager at Mamas & Papas for over 8 years.

Whilst there she worked with many major UK retailers, including Shop Direct, Boots, Asda, Sainsburys, Next and Argos, on both branded and exclusive nursery products. She is looking forward to the many opportunities and challenges that the new role at Widdop will offer.

The Directors of the company are also very pleased to announce that Stephen Illingworth has been appointed as Product Development Director and will join the WIDDOP and Co. board with immediate effect.

Stephen will join Stuart, Andrew and Chris Illingworth on the Board of Directors.

Stuart, Managing Director of Widdop and Co. comments, ‘Stephen has contributed enormously to the product and brand development since he joined in late 2008 and will continue this work in his capacity as Director.

‘He also has responsibility for the National Account sales team and this will continue to be an important part of his day to day responsibilities.

‘We are all delighted at this appointment as it provides both stability and continuity for the long term future of WIDDOP and Co.’

For more information on Widdop visit: www.widdop.co.uk


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