Business development managers

Hoppe UK has appointed Andy Syms and Ellen Mack as business development managers for the north of England, and Ireland. 

Andy has spent over 26 years in the architectural ironmongery industry. His most recent role was as business development manager at Primera Life, designers and manufacturers of specialist hardware, where he provided support to an international customer base. Prior to this role, he worked for Hoppe UK as a regional sales manager for the north west of the UK.  

Ellen is joining Hoppe from Moffett Thallon, a branch of Macnaughton Blair, a distributor and manufacturer of specialist doors and ironmongery in Northern Ireland, where she was a technical sales representative. Ellen brings over 22 years of industry experience to Hoppe and will be the first business development manager to represent Hoppe in Ireland. 

Andy Matthews, head of sales at Hoppe UK, said: “It’s great to have two people joining our team, bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and experience with them. They join us at an exciting and busy time as we celebrate 20 years of Arrone, and several new product launches throughout this year.”