Hozelock announces new chief executive officer

by | Aug 3, 2022 | News | 0 comments

Hozelock announces the appointment of Simon Davies as CEO.

Simon previously held the role of Group Sales and Marketing Director at Hozelock and will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role.

Previous Hozelock CEO, Marc Ballu is moving to the newly created position of CEO Garden Retail Activity for Exel Industries with responsibility for all of the Group’s Garden businesses and Tricoflex.

Working at Hozelock for over 10 years, Simon has experience of working with key stakeholders including suppliers, customers and retailers. He will bring this insight to his new role and strives to move the business forward as it looks ahead to the 2023 garden season.

Speaking of his appointment, Simon said: “I’m delighted to be taking on this new challenge, especially at such an exciting time for the business.

“Innovation has always been at the heart of Hozelock and as we look ahead to 2023 we already have a number of exciting products in the pipeline, including the Solar-Heated Shower, the 3 in 1 Nozzle and the AquaSave Sprinkler. I look forward to seeing how these products are received by both retailers and gardeners alike.”

Designed by gardeners for gardeners and with a 60-year heritage – Hozelock’s head office is based in Birmingham, proudly engineering and manufacturing over 85% of its products in the UK and France. From garden watering, spraying and thermal weeders to Hozelock Cyprio pond equipment and Hozelock Pure for natural gardening

For further information, visit www.hozelock.com

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