Rob Giles, senior product manager at Grange.
Grange appoints Rob Giles to marketing role
Published: 12 September, 2014
Decorative garden structures and fencing expert, Grange has appointed Rob Giles as senior product manager. The newly created role reports to sales and marketing manager Richard Bennett and sees Mr Giles take charge of market analysis and new product development across the company’s whole range and via all channels to market.
Formerly of Solus, where he worked for six years, latterly as category manager for the Yeoman and Joseph Bentley garden brands, Mr Giles said of his appointment: “I very much enjoy the garden market and Grange is very keen to develop its product categories and customer base in gardening. We are already working on new products for launch in 2015 and we also have a very exciting new ecommerce sales solution offering online sales for our customers from consumers who wish to buy Grange products. I am delighted to have the chance to use my garden sector experience and join Grange at such an exciting time.”
Commenting on Mr Giles’ arrival and the creation of the new senior product manager role, sales and marketing manager, Richard Bennett added: “Grange is embarking on a considerable tranche of new product development across both core fencing and decorative product lines, all of which, will be accompanied by marketing support. This is all part of an ambitious plan to expand our presence in all sectors – from merchant and multiple heartlands to new and more specialist lines for garden retail. Rob’s role will be a key part of delivering our plans over the next couple of years.”