Paul Atherton Appointed as Northern Key Account Manager

Paul Atherton Appointed as Northern Key Account Manager

Just Trays (JT), the UK’s leading shower tray manufacturer, has appointed Paul Atherton as Northern Key Account Manager to look after JT’s key merchant branches and distribution partners for the North of England, North Wales and Scotland.

Paul brings with him 34 years of experience in the bathroom industry, including previous roles with both Roper Rhodes and Lecico Bathrooms as an Area Sales Manager and progressing to a National Contract Support Manager. Paul’s most recent employment was within the kitchen sector and looked after retailers in the North for Franke UK.

In his new role at JT, Paul will focus on supporting the manufacturer’s distribution partners, whilst seeking new business opportunities for the brand, putting JT at the forefront of their shower tray offerings.

Paul will be working closely with JT’s partners in the North of England, North Wales, and Scotland, maintaining links with existing customers, and exploring how JT can continue to support their businesses and maximise existing and future sales.

Commenting on his new position, Paul said: “JT are a highly respected shower tray manufacturer in the industry and has a great ambition to grow, so it was a no-brainer to join the team. I’m a huge people person and I’m looking forward to being out and about meeting new people to play a part in helping the company to be the best tray manufacturer in the industry.

“It's great to have the opportunity to join such a highly regarded UK-based business that is part of an expanding group within the bathroom sector.”

John Schofield, Sales and Marketing Director at JT, added: “We are delighted to welcome Paul into his new position here at JT. Paul’s experience within the bathroom industry will serve as a great asset to JT, and we look forward to watching his development here as Northern Key Account Manager.”

JT recently announced its expansion into both the European and Canadian market, becoming the only UK exporter in the industry to break into Canada, with a tray specifically manufactured for the market.