Harrison Spinks Makes Key Senior Appointments to Bolster Growth Strategy 

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Family-owned luxury bed and components manufacturer Harrison Spinks announced several key appointments across its Leeds, England-based business. According to a news release, these new hires and promotions are intended to strengthen sales and drive export growth. 

Lee Hinshaw will join Harrison Spinks as a business development director, a newly created role to bolster the company’s international presence. Hinshaw, who is based in Bangkok, Thailand, will help drive growth in the Asia Pacific region. Geert Geerkens also recently joined the company as a strategic consultant to support the company’s export strategy, particularly in Europe. Geerkens is also the president of the European Bedding Industries Association and Valumat, a Wemmel, Belgium-based processor of discarded mattresses.  

Ian Owen has been promoted from sales manager to sales director at Spinks. In this role, Owen will lead sales for the spring manufacturing division, develop the sales team and assist agents and distributors across the globe. James Noble has also been promoted. Now the export sales and development manager for Harrison Spinks, he will oversee growth and export sales. 

“We’re committed to investing internationally and expanding on a global scale, so this is an exciting opportunity to focus on strengthening our team to meet the increased interest in our unique, responsibly made, luxury bed and mattress offering,” said Nick Booth, managing director of Harrison Spinks Beds. “Our growth reflects the increasing global demand for innovative, high-quality beds and mattresses and we’re delighted to have made significant appointments as part of our evolved export strategy, gaining further international business opportunities and expediting our brand and its sustainable ethos into new markets.” 

Watch our “Take 5” with Spinks as they discuss their sustainability efforts with BedTimes Magazine: “Take 5” Flashback – Spinks Talks Sustainability.