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Richard Haworth announce the appointments of Karen Clarke and Lyndsey Oakes

Richard Haworth – one of the UK’s leading bed, bath and table linen suppliers – is pleased to announce that Karen Clarke and Lyndsey Oakes have recently joined as Account Managers. Both Karen and Lyndsey take on the new roles to help drive the business forward and expand its nationwide client base. Both new recruits are highly regarded industry professionals and have considerable expertise and talents when it comes to identifying and growing business and relish the challenges offered by their new roles.

Raj Ruia Managing Director commented: “We’re absolutely delighted to welcome Karen and Lyndsey to our sales team and appreciate they both bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the business. We’re convinced they will help maintain and grow our competitive lead and enhance our high reputation for the supply of quality linens throughout the textile rental and hospitality sector.”




Talking of her appointment, Karen said “I am very excited to be joining Richard Haworth, their reputation within the industry as market leaders makes this a tremendous opportunity for me.” Karen joined Richard Haworth on 2 January 2019 and brings over 20 years’ experience to the business. She previously worked on the development of new client accounts for both Sherry Textiles and Hildens. She will have overarching responsibility for introducing and developing business within the laundry, hotels, shipping and restaurant sectors.




Lyndsey also started working for Richard Haworth on 2 January. She said of her appointment “This is a great opportunity for me to help drive Richard Haworth’s growth objectives forward. I look forward to working closely with the great team we have here.” Lyndsey also worked for Sherry Textiles and Hildens and previous roles entailed taking care of key accounts, working closely with the buying department and introducing new products to existing customers. Richard Haworth supply quality linens to hospitality establishments of any size. The business has been operating for 130 years and is recognised as an ethical trader with the ability to meet client deadlines and supply linens that meet the toughest and most stringent demands of organisations in this sector.

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