Richard Haworth, a leading bed, bath and table linen supplier has appointed Karen Clarke and Lyndsey Oakes as account managers. Both Karen and Lyndsey take on the new roles to help drive the business forward and expand its nationwide client base.

Both are highly regarded industry professionals and have considerable expertise and talents when it comes to identifying and growing business and relish the challenges offered by their new roles, said Raj Ruia managing director.

“We’re absolutely delighted to welcome Karen and Lyndsey to our sales team and appreciate they both bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the business," he said. "We’re convinced they will help maintain and grow our competitive lead and enhance our high reputation for the supply of quality linens throughout the textile rental and hospitality sector.”

Karen (pictured top right) brings over 20 years' experience to the business. She previously worked on the development of new client accounts for both Sherry Textiles and Hildens. She will have overarching responsibility for introducing and developing business within the laundry, hotels, shipping and restaurant sectors.

Lyndsey (pictured lower right) also worked for Sherry Textiles and Hildens and previous roles entailed taking care of key accounts, working closely with the buying department and introducing new products to existing customers.