Gardman has appointed Chris Keightley as national account manager for Gardman, to manage the high street channel.
Before joining Gardman he was area sales manager of Trixie Pet Products, sales development manager of Happy Pet Products and national sales representative of Jagram Timber Products.
He began his career in retail management with Blooms Garden Centres.
He said: "I am joining Gardman at an exciting time. The company has been reinvigorated this year and is going to market with some extremely compelling deals and promotions as well as an incredibly wide range of appealing products. This is a brilliant opportunity and I’m looking forward to working with my customers to make sure we all benefit."
Sales director Bernard Shannon said: "We’re delighted to welcome Chris on board. He has valuable experience and an approach that we believe fits well with our strategy, which is centred on offering great deals and service excellence."
In July, Stewart Hainsworth and Justin Young joined to run the garden products supply company.