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Hoshizaki Gram UK recruits sales manager

Hoshizaki Gram UK recruits sales manager

Hoshizaki Gram UK has appointed Andy Tucker as the latest member of its sales team. Covering central and greater London, Andy will to help build awareness of the Hoshizaki Gram UK brand and develop new end user partnerships across the foodservice channel.  

A strong addition to Hoshizaki Gram UK’s experienced sales team, Andy has a wealth of foodservice industry knowledge, and with more than 37 years of practical experience Andy will be a great asset to the team. Entering the industry as a kitchen porter of the tender age of just 12, Andy’s experience spans a diverse range of foodservice roles. Having gained a his formal qualification at catering college, Andy then spent time as a banqueting manger, and a chef before becoming his own boss as publican at The Spotted Dog in Penshurst.

Andy continued to build his experience during the time he spent working as an area sales manager at Brakes, before expanding his experience as a regional sales manager for a number of major foodservice suppliers.

Andy has extensive knowledge of London and the South East having spent the last six years covering the region as an area sales manager. This gave Andy the opportunity to develop a superb network of both distributor and end user contacts with whom he has built strong relationships and a reputation as a respected industry professional.

Glenn Roberts, managing director at Hoshizaki Gram UK, comments: “We are very excited to welcome Andy Tucker to our team. Andy’s passion for foodservice shines through and we are confident his approach will be infectious and serve to further strengthen our customer relationships. His knowledge of the industry and understanding of the region’s specific needs will be invaluable to our team’s strategic needs as well as our end users”. 

On his new role at Hoshizaki Gram UK Andy Tucker comments “I am really excited to be joining the Hoshizaki Gram UK team. Having really enjoyed the time I’ve spent in prime cooking, I’m looking forward to broadening my equipment experience, especially at such a key time for the industry with EU Ecodesign directive coming into force this summer. It’s an exciting time for the industry as manufacturers are constantly challenged to innovate sustainably.  Hoshizaki Gram is already at the forefront of the very best technical development in foodservice and I am thrilled to join the business as it seeks to grow and expand further. 


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