Steve Edwards: taking Hamilton's brands to the next level.

New MD for Hamilton Acorn

Published:  16 August, 2012

UK: Hamilton Acorn has appointed Steve Edwards as managing director following John Graysonís move to lead a listed European DIY and housewares branded goods manufacturer.†

Mr Edwards has a distinguished pedigree in hardware, DIY and builders' merchant businesses with sales and marketing roles at Spur Shelving and more recently, Siro, the decorative furniture, hardware and fittings company. He started his role at Hamilton on 6 August.

ďThe move comes at a very exciting time in Hamilton Acornís development," Mr Edwards said. "In the past few years, some major improvement projects have been successfully implemented within the company and these have laid the foundation for profitable growth. Changes have taken place in difficult economic times and enormous credit is due to those who have ensured we now have a solid foundation to build on.

ďMy appointment also comes hard on the heels of recent news of Orkla Brands Nordic entering into an agreement, subject to the approval of the Norwegian competition authorities, to buy Hamiltonís parent company Jordan, Europeís third largest manufacturer of painting tools. I am therefore in a great position to take the company and its brands to the next level and look forward to developing the strategic plan for that with the new owners."

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