kb-network    People 08 May 2017

Group BK appoints Paula Hodkinson and Paul Morris as new MD and IT & Operations director

Group BK, has announced the appointment of a new company Managing Director and IT & Operations director.

Encompassing BK Nolte Contracts, BKoncepts, Kühl Kitchens and DOCA GB, Group BK has appointed Paul Hodkinson to the role of managing director and will be based at the company’s head office in Wrexham, North Wales.

Paula has previously held positions at Bernstein Group and Glen Dimplex Home Appliances, and brings with her a wealth of qualities including a entrepreneurial approach to driving business development.

Commenting on her new role, Paula remarked “BK Nolte Contracts has a great product offering and an energetic, enthusiastic team. I am really excited by the opportunity to take the business forward and build a solid foundation for future growth.”

The company’s previous MD, Mick Du Toit, has now undertaken the role of group vice-chairman.

The second appointment comes from Paul Morris, who joins as the company’s IT and operations director. Paul is an experienced director who has spent over 14 years at Richmond Cabinet Company. Together with his outstanding IT skills, he also holds an impressive track record of cultural, organisational, and operational year-on-year cost reduction.

Summarising his outlook on the new appointments, Group BK chairman, Bob Ruler, stated “The appointments of Paula and Paul are instrumental in this transitional phase and in the continuing success and growth of Group BK. Their experience of the kitchen industry is exceptional and I’m confident that they will prove to be invaluable assets to the company.”

Group BK | groupbk.co.uk