Online news for E-Commerce giant Plumbworld this week reveals that Linda Tucker has been appointed as Commercial Assistant. Linda has spent the past 8 years working in hospitality and the majority of which was for The Punch Pub Company who have almost 6000 tenanted pubs.
As part of the company expansion over at Plumbworld Commercial Manager Mark Canfield has revealed to us that the need for more staff was introduced to further expand the business. He said: “Linda will be responsible for the day to day tasks in ensuring that the supplier orders are correctly maintained and will play an integral part in the future of Plumbworld. We have set some very ambitious targets for the next few years and fully expect business to increase dramatically over this time so it is a pleasure to welcome her to the company”
Linda will work across from the main headquarters in the new commercial office that has been attained during this business expansion and is currently studying with the Open University for a BSc in International Studies and Economics.
When asked about her recent appointment Linda commented: “I felt it was time for me to change my career path and try something a little different. The office is not much different to that of working in my last job in terms of the constant workload and that is something that I thrive on”. She went on to say “I am currently studying for my BSc which is on a subject that really interests me and I am pleased Plumbworld have given me a chance to further my career”.
The fact that Plumbworld have made huge steps so soon after the economic crisis surely means this is a key factor in pin pointing that the tables are turning for the economy and can only mean good for the rest of the country?
Plumbworld was an early pioneer of online trading, started by James and Anita Hickman in 1999 and was sold to the Grafton Group PLC in December 2006, Plumbworld now employ more than 50 people in their purpose built warehouse and offices and boast an astonishing 47 websites selling everything from tools and bathrooms to heated towel rails and wood burning stoves. The business has a turnover in excess of £18 million and is growing at more than 20% year on year.