Leka Systems, the innovative manufacturer of lightweight conservatory roof systems, has announced the appointment of Rick Cole as its Sales Director. Rhys Hoddinott, Leka Systems’ Managing Director, said: “We are delighted to welcome Rick to the team. He comes with a wealth of industry experience which will complement our team. His proven track record of developing and executing strategies, combined with a genuine passion for business development will be a welcome addition as we deliver the next phase of our growth strategy.”
Rick, who joined the business in June 2023, said: “I am delighted to join Leka Systems. I’ve watched the company make major inroads in the roofing sector for several years and I am excited to come on board and help take things to the next level. I’m excited to be part of an ambitious company with an innovative approach and an impressive market offering.”
Rick has over ten years of industry experience including six years at Rehau. Rhys commented: “Rick’s decision to join us from one of the most established system houses reinforces the impact Leka is having on the market and the talent it is attracting. His market knowledge and experience with working with a leading brand will be invaluable to our customers and the wider business.”
As Sales Director at Leka Systems, Rick will be responsible for leading the sales function, growing the company’s customer base and ensuring every customer receives the exceptional service and support they need. This includes the management of consumer-generated enquiries as part of the company’s proactive marketing strategy. Rick said: “Leka has invested heavily in a series of effective national consumer campaigns that are delivering some great results as the appetite for Leka’s products continues. Developing and distributing this pipeline of work will further support our customers and installing partners.”
Leka is renowned for innovative products that revolutionise the sector. Its range includes the lightweight Leka Warm Roof and Leka Orangery Roof, the Leka Xi modular conservatory and the Leka Carport/Canopy. The products are proven to boost turnover because they combine exceptional consumer appeal with impressive ease of installation.
Rhys concluded: “Our ambition has always been to provide innovative products supported by exceptional service from an impressive team. Rick’s appointment will help us meet this ambition.”
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