The business-to-business division of coffee and tea specialists Ringtons has appointed Robyn Walsh as its Business Development Manager.
Ringtons Beverages for Business is the wholesale division of the Newcastle-based business which operates a UK-wide traditional doorstep delivery service. The out-of-home division has been supplying leading businesses across the hospitality, leisure, public sector, industry and retail for over 30 years with coffee, tea, equipment and barista training.
Based in Leeds, Robyn joins the 110-year-old family business from an independent coffee company and has a wealth of experience in the hospitality and coffee industry. Robyn holds an Intermediate Barista qualification from the Speciality Coffee Association and in her new role will support existing Ringtons clients and attract new customers to the company’s full-service hot drinks offering.
She said: “Ringtons is an ambitious business with exciting plans in the pipeline, so it’s the perfect time to join the business. The team has been hugely welcoming and there’s plenty of opportunity and flexibility for me to grow my skills and build up my own client-base in a geographical area and industry I know well. Having joined Ringtons from a small business, it’s been phenomenal to see how advanced the Ringtons factory is and just how much precision and care goes into producing our coffee and tea.”
Ringtons Beverages for Business division was established to supply businesses looking for the same quality products and service Ringtons’ traditional doorstep delivery service is renowned for, in an out-of-home environment. Today the division supplies thousands of businesses throughout the UK with coffee, tea, machinery and barista training and produces coffee from its own roasting facilities in the UK.
John Broad, Ringtons National Sales Manager, said: “Our business-to-business division has grown substantially in the last few years, so we need a team who are passionate, committed and knowledgeable to represent Ringtons in the best light. Robyn not only has the background, Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) qualifications and experience to be able to offer our clients the great service and products we are renowned for, but she also understands the demands of the hospitality industry and has the enthusiasm to help our existing customers thrive and welcome new businesses to the fold.”