Hillier appoints new horticultural buyer for garden centres
Hillier Garden Centres has announced the new Horticultural Buyer that will be joining the team in July 2019.
After two years in Hillier Wholesale in the role of Senior Sales Manager, Adam Dorber makes the move to Hillier Garden Centres and will be taking on responsibility for the purchasing of horticultural products for the group.
Adam brings with him a lifelong interest in horticulture and a passion for plants with a wealth of garden centre buying, management and sales experience. He has worked in the horticulture industry for over 20 years for some of the UK’s largest independent and Garden Centre Groups including Rosebourne, Burford, and Garden & Leisure Group, before joining Hillier Wholesale in 2017 and managing multiple accounts across the UK.
“I’m very much looking forward to starting this new role with Hillier where a commitment to innovation in garden retail, customer service and the quality of the plants is at the very heart of the business. My experience to date has given me a great understanding of the products and the quality consumers are looking for. I am delighted to have the opportunity to join the Hillier buying team and have an impact on this.” Adam commented.
Chris Francis, director of retail and wholesale for Hillier says: “These are exciting times for Hillier Garden Centres as we continue to grow our business. Horticulture product is vitally important to Hillier, so we are delighted to welcome Adam to the buying team, his expertise and knowledge in both wholesale and retail will help us to continue to build on our successes and offer the best in horticultural products to our customers.”