Leading pet and wild bird food producer Henry Bell & Co has appointed Andrew Mellowes as National Sales Manager to support the company’s growth in the garden centre sector. He will work alongside an extensive network of sales agents to consolidate and develop customer relationships.
Andrew, with vast experience of the gardening trade, has held a variety of positions over the past 20 years. He worked at Gardman, where he became Commercial Support Director, and was General Manager of Woodlodge Products, a supplier of garden and indoor pots and accessories.
Before joining Henry Bell, Andrew was Commercial Director of Burpee Europe, a wholesale supplier of vegetable and flower seed to the UK’s home garden seed market.
“I am really looking forward to working with the Henry Bell team to build on the company’s significant success and to re-engage with customers and colleagues across the garden centre industry,” he said.
Henry Bell Managing Director Thomas Lee added: “We are delighted that Andrew has joined us. His experience and knowledge of the garden centre and wild bird care markets make him a great asset to our company, and I am extremely pleased to have him on board at this exciting time.”
Andrew who has three grown-up children and enjoys cooking, gardening, walking and cycling in his spare time, took up his new role on 1 November. Retailers interested in becoming a Henry Bell stockist should contact Andrew by email, email@example.com, or telephone 01476 565761.