Yorkshire-based Companion Stairlifts has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Karen Stockdill to the newly created position of Senior Office Sales Manager.
Companion supplies stairlifts and bathing products to both private individuals and large organisations such as independent mobility shops across the UK. The team is split between a contact centre at its head office in Guiseley, West Yorkshire and a mobile team of professional surveyors covering the whole of the UK. Turnover in 2015 was £19.7m and the company is on target to achieve £21m this year.
Karen has over 18 years’ experience in the industry and joins the Companion team to provide coaching and mentoring to the sales team as the company embarks on a drive to grow its share of the market.
Managing director Clare Brophy said: “These are exciting times for Companion and I’m delighted to welcome Karen to our team. She is perfect for the organisation and her appointment will help us take the business to the next level.”
Speaking of her appointment, Karen said: “I’m looking forward to working with this very ambitious and professional young team to further improve the sales journey for its customers.”