Kettle Interiors confirms UK and International Sales Director appointments

Furniture wholesaler Kettle Interiors has announced the appointment, and promotion, of Tom Bayliss as its new UK Sales Director.

Tom Bayliss

The move its to further develop its international market activity, with Tom Bayliss stepping into the role to replace Simon Ainge, who has taken on a new position of International Sales Director.

Joining the company 12 years ago, Tom has contributed to continued sales growth of the company, most recently as UK Sales Manager, during which he was responsible for the management of the sales team as well as key accounts. Tom’s mandate is to continue to grow sales in the UK.

With Kettle Interiors growing its international business significantly, Simon Ainge will now be responsible for the company’s sales activities on a global stage. Simon’s extraordinary experience and knowledge puts him in excellent stead to develop Kettle Interiors’ presence in new markets.

Simon Ainge, International Sales Director, told Inside Furniture: “We’re delighted to have Tom become UK Sales Director. Since joining the Kettle Interiors family, he has proven himself a highly capable sales manager and we have every confidence that he will provide the strong leadership required to continue our growth in the UK furniture industry.”

The new roles for Simon Ainge and Tom Bayliss are effective immediately.