Ravi Ruia becomes the latest of the next generation to join the family-run business. Following continued success in 2022, Richard Haworth has appointed Ravi Ruia as its new business development manager, based in London.
Ruia, who has spent the last five years working in the food delivery sector with market leaders Deliveroo and Delivery Hero, will be focused on helping Richard Haworth gain market share in the London hotel market.
Speaking about his appointment, Ravi said: “Richard Haworth has a rich history and strong product offering which I cannot wait to share with housekeepers throughout London. I am also looking forward to collaborating with a passionate, knowledgeable team we are fortunate to have at Richard Haworth.
“In my previous role I was fortunate enough to lead sales teams in the UK, Ireland, Singapore and Hong Kong, having worked my way up from a tele-sales agent to sales leadership roles.”
Richard Haworth’s extensive range of bed, bath and table linens are created using the highest quality fabrics and are already used by some of London’s most distinguished hotels, restaurants and spas, including The Savoy and The Goring.
As well as winning new business from hotels in the capital city and growing its existing London hotel accounts, Ruia’s role will also encompass product development, to meet the needs and trends of London’s hospitality industry.
Raj Ruia, director of Richard Haworth commented: “We are delighted to welcome Ravi to the Richard Haworth team and have a permanent presence for our clients in London. Ravi is the latest third generation Ruia in the business, which was founded by his grandfather, and we are proud that he has chosen to take the next step in his career with us.”
Ravi Ruia joins his cousin, Nikita Ruia, who also works at Richard Haworth. Many Richard Haworth products are manufactured in the UK and all its ranges are designed with the quality and durability that prestigious hotels require, with a range of products to suit every budget, style and need.
To view the full Richard Haworth range and place an online order, visit www.richardhaworth.co.uk.