Triade has appointed Gavin Lillington as manager of its newly-created Philips and TP Vision business unit.
Triade is the consumer electronics business division of Computer 2000, which is eager to extend its reach in the CE space this year.
Lillington will lead a team responsible for all aspects of demand planning, account and category management functions for Philips and for TP Vision. Reporting directly to Jo-anne Foreman, director of Triade UK, Gavin will also lead a number of projects key to the growth of the CE division.
Previously, Gavin spent more than 17 years within the retail industry. He has joined Triade from Comet Group, where he most recently held the post of category manager for accessories. He previously led the company’s commercial initiatives team, has extensive experience of team management and strategic planning and a proven track record of achievement.
Jo-anne Foreman, director of Triade UK, said: “We are delighted to welcome Gavin to our growing team. With his extensive experience in retail business management, keen understanding of the dynamics of the consumer electronics industry, and team skills, he has all the qualities needed to be successful in helping Triade to meet and exceed both customer expectations and internal objectives. We have ambitious plans to grow this area of our business and we have put a great team in place to ensure we can deliver exceptional levels of service.”
Gavin added: “This is a very exciting time to be joining Triade, which has quickly established a good reputation in the CE market. I’m really looking forward to helping the company deliver the very best levels of service to its partners and to building and developing the potential of our third partly logistics business.”
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