International bathroom manufacturer VitrA has expanded its UK sales team with the appointment of Andrew Robinson as Contracts Sales Manager for the North. Working with housebuilders, architects and designers along with commercial and government property developers. VitrA is enjoying huge growth in the sector thanks to exposure at leading industry events like designjunction, Sleep + Eat (Nov 2017/18) and the high-profile partnership with RIBA on the RIBA + VitrA Talks Series.
Andrew who was formerly a contracts manager with Ellis Kitchens of Huddersfield, says “VitrA has an exceptional reputation throughout the industry. I am really enjoying being part of the team and playing my part in building this part of the VitrA business.” Darren Paxford, national sales manager for VitrA,said “Andrew has been in the K&B industry for many years and is well known and respected. His previous experience is a real asset to our expanding sales team.”
VitrA is part of the Eczacıbaşı Group, one of Turkey’s most prominent industrial groups. Founded in 1942, VitrA is Turkey’s leading bathroom manufacturer. In recent years VitrA has expanded into international markets and over 50% of VitrA’s total output is sold outside of Turkey. From 16 production facilities in Turkey, Germany, France and Russia, VitrA produces a full range of bathroom products including over 5 million pieces of sanitaryware along with complementary bathroom furniture, baths, brassware and bathroom accessories, which are distributed to over 75 countries on five continents. VitrA UK, based in Didcot Oxfordshire has been supplying the UK bathroom market for over 25 years and is an active member of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association and BiKBBI.