Bolsius adding experienced leader to its UK team


Bolsius International ( has great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Richard Wood, as Sales Director UK & Ireland, Bolsius UK Ltd. He will head the sales activity from the 1st March 2016.


Most recently as Sales & Marketing Director at Wax Lyrical Ltd, Richard was part of the team that led the transition of Colony Candles to Wax Lyrical, which today is a well-known player in the Home Fragrance category.


Richard holds an Honours Degree in Product Design and with over 20 years experience in the giftware, homeware and home fragrance markets, Richard brings with him vast experience and a wealth of personal relationships made from conducting business across a broad array of retailers.


Using his vast experience, Bolsius envisages that Richard will be well positioned to contribute to accelerating the growth of the company’s activities in the UK and Ireland.


Bolsius UK Ltd is part of the Bolsius International Group, the European market-leader in the candle category. The Bolsius brand holds strong positions within the mass-market, retail and catering channels.


For any further information about Richard’s appointment please contact Alain Grillo (details below). For information regarding the Bolsius product range, please contact us at



With kind regards,

Bolsius Nederland B.V.