Gayleard joins Natuzzi26 November 2009
Natuzzi, the world leader in leather upholstery, has appointed Matt Gayleard as country manager for the UK. Gayleard will report directly to regional manager, Cosimo Cavallo. Gayleard has worked with Natuzzi nearly three years, initially appointed as head of product and marketing, and most recently as UK brand director.
In his new role, Gayleard will be responsible for all UK business operations including the direct and indirect sales business provided by Natuzzi’s stores and concessions and the independent Natuzzi Galleries across the UK. He will also take an integral role in developing a franchise strategy for the UK. Before joining Natuzzi Gayleard worked for Orange, Unilever, Habitat and Warner Brothers.
‘Our stand-alone Natuzzi stores are a very important, key part of our business, as of course are our existing retailer relationships, which provide us with fantastic opportunities to build awareness of the brand with our target consumer’, said Gayleard,
Currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, Natuzzi is renowned for its Italian design and high quality craftsmanship. Natuzzi provides contemporary design for the living room and is dedicated to customisation to suit the customer’s needs and lifestyle. Gayleard will commence his new role effective immediately.