John Horton has been appointed managing director of Amefa (UK), with immediate effect.

John Horton takes up the helm at Amefa

John Horton has been appointed managing director of Amefa (UK), with immediate effect.

John Horton takes up the helm at Amefa

Horton, formerly sales & marketing director with Arthur Price, replaces Martin Russell, who has now left the company and taken up a new role outside the housewares industry.

Commenting on his new position, Horton said: “There is a rich heritage associated with both the Richardson Sheffield and Amefa brands, as well as a future just bursting with market-leading opportunities.”

He and his team plan to continue to build the Richardson brand to become a global leader in kitchen knives, as well as in stylish cutlery. The company says that, alongside this, the Amefa brand will continue to offer quality cutlery which represents outstanding value.

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