Gardman appoints group sales director

Gardman has announced the appointment of Mark Portman as group sales director.

Mark will take responsibility for all sales across independent, national and International customers. He joins from Henkel, where he was general manager for the UK responsible for sales and marketing. Prior to this he held senior sales roles at Premier Foods.

Gardman chief executive Pete Utting said: “I am thrilled to welcome a candidate of Mark’s calibre to the Gardman business at such an exciting time. We are looking forward to him improving our overall commercial capability and developing strategic customer relationships to generate further category growth.”