Simeon Gabriel has been named as the new Managing Director at Hettich UK. Simeon brings 17 years of international kitchen industry experience to the role, which he takes over from Tim Leedham who retired earlier this year.

”Hettich is a global business with a family ethos, improving people’s lives through clever engineering,” says Simeon. ”It is a very exciting prospect to lead Hettich UK with its solid brand and great people, combined with products which offer innovative solutions, not only to our direct customers but to their customers, and to the end users who use the products in their daily lives.”

Former Managing Director of filter specialist and British export succss story, Doulton Drinking Water, Simeon is clear about Hettich UK’s growth prospects and direction: ”As the functionality and aesthetics of people’s homes become more important, the quality and intelligence of Hettich’s core products gives them significant growth potential. Our focus is to help customers add value to their businesses, which means prioritising their needs while also understanding those of the consumers they serve.”