A new management team has been announced at Hobart’s service division as the company plans a fresh approach to business in 2018.
The new four-strong team includes managing director Keith Mackie, formerly of UCC Coffee and widely credited with transforming the operations side of the business, sales director Louise Plant, previously of service specialists JLA, finance director, Darren Beech, formerly of Premier Foods, and operations director, Christian Hampshire, who has joined from Miele.
Mackie explained: “For many years Hobart Service has quietly gone about its business with a network of over 160 directly employed technicians delivering high quality reactive and planned maintenance to a ‘who’s who’ of customers nationwide. I am delighted to have built a team with vast experience working with high quality corporate brands and entrepreneurial customer-focused backgrounds.
“Our task now, as the incoming management team is to firmly establish the division as the best in class for service support, raising awareness of our core strengths – the fact we service all makes and models with a nationwide reach.”
Photo: (L-R) Christian Hampshire, Darren Beech, Keith Mackie and Louise Plant