Published on July 19th, 2017 | by The GC Team0
Hoover appoints built-in marketing director
The Hoover Candy Group has appointed Juan Pillay to the position of marketing director, built-in appliances.
Pillay has 15 years’ industry experience in the freestanding and built-in appliance categories in a number of disciplines including product marketing, trade marketing and business planning roles at businesses such as Whirlpool, BSH and Samsung.
He will be based at the company’s operation in Reading and will have overall responsibility for product launches and market development, working with the existing team to meet the business objectives outlined in the Group’s 20:20 Vision strategy.
Commenting on his appointment, Pillay said: “With ambitious plans to become the ‘supplier of choice’, the company has a well-defined strategy for growth and a very strong pipeline of products for the coming years, so I’m really pleased to have joined at such a vital juncture.
“Even though Hoover was established more than a century ago, it’s never sat on its laurels and I’m really looking forward to taking the progressive business forward.”