Treadstone Products has promoted Matt Thompson to be its new UK head of garden retail.
His main responsibility will be to promote the Treadstone Products brand to UK retailers, as well as looking after the company’s new range of branded gardening accessories, which includes The Good Life, Laura Ashley and Peter Rabbit.
Commenting on his new promotion, Matt said: “Treadstone Products has a reputation for providing innovation and quality and is currently in the process of launching a number of lines, so it is a very exciting time to join the company.”
Matt Thompson first joined Treadstone Products as a national sales manager. Prior to this, he started his career at Sainsbury’s Homebase working as a trainee garden centre manager, before becoming a deputy manager for Wyevale then Dobbies. He began work as a general manager with the Blue Diamond Group followed by Notcotts, therefore has a vast experience of garden centre retail.
Graham Sharp, managing director of the company, said: “We know he will be an integral part of our team and we are very much looking forward to the future.”