Welcome – John Blackburn
The Coram Group announces the appointment of John Blackburn as its new Group Managing Director
John Blackburn has been appointed as the new UK Group Managing Director of The Coram Group. John, formally the General UK & Ireland Manager of Twyford Bathrooms and part of its workforce for some 16 years, brings with him invaluable business and commercial acumen and an unrivalled understanding of both merchant, specifier and retail sectors.
Newly appointed by the CEO of the International Coram Group, Mark Kooij; John began his tenure on 7th April and is responsible for all brands under the group umbrella including: Coram Showers, Coram Shower Pods, Impey Showers luxury wetroom specialists’ and its latest brand, Geesa. The International Coram Group is based in Eindhoven, Holland.
Group Managing Director, John Blackburn, comments “I have been impressed and motivated by the potential of both the UK operation and the international group. Whilst visiting the different companies within the group it quickly became obvious that we have an excellent team, with a real passion for the company and the products they design, manufacture and market.” He continued; “Because The Coram Group has historically invested in new company resources including state-of-the-art machinery, research and development, its various brands haven’t suffered through the economic downturn like some, rather, it appears that it has built a huge brand loyalty which provides us with a perfect platform for growth. I would like to take this opportunity to thank my predecessor Peter Dimeloe for his dedication over the years and wish him a long and happy retirement.”