Drakes welcomes new managing director

Published:  29 November, 2013

Drakes Plumbing Supplies has appointed Andy Clark as its new managing director.

Mr Clark started his career at Lazard Brothers, studying the company’s role in the buying and selling of Treasury Bills, Gilts and Certificates of Deposit. He went on to raise company profiles in London, North America, Hong Kong and the Middle East.

Of his new role, Mr Clark said: “I am genuinely excited about the challenge of joining Drakes. I have a lot of experience working with teams of sales- and service-orientated staff and the customer service ethos prevalent at Drakes appealed to me. I look forward to helping the company improve on its good service.”

David Aisher, chairman of Drakes Plumbing Supplies, said: “I am delighted to welcome Andy to the company and look forward to working closely with him in the future. Andy shares my vision for Drakes and has the focus not only to help us build on our strengths but also deliver some important improvements, which will further enhance the service we offer to customers.”

Mr Clark lives in Yalding, near Maidstone with his wife and two daughters. He will be based in Drakes’ head office in Tunbridge Wells and liaise with the management team on a day-to-day basis. In his spare time, he enjoys sailing, shooting and golf.

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