New National Account Manager for Rubies – Claire Barkwith
As Rubies continues to expand and strengthen its National Accounts selection, it has announced Claire Barkwith has joined as the new National Account Manager- Fashion & Apparel.
Claire will be responsible for managing and growing Rubies National Accounts including giants such as Sainsburys, George, Dunnes, Matalan and Morrisons.
She has a wealth of experience, having worked in the apparel and textile industry for over 16 years. During this time, Claire has worked with the majority of high street retailers and supermarkets throughout. As part of her career, she has specialised in design, pattern cutting and sourcing in the Far East and Europe. Her experience and knowledge will be a key asset in supporting the growth in the Apparel and Fashion channel.
Graham Gardiner, Commercial Director, UK, Central, Eastern and Northern Europe at Rubies, “With Claire’s experience of every facet of account management and garment design from pattern cutting to sourcing, she is a perfect fit for the role of National Account Manager- Fashion & Apparel. As a business we’re growing to unprecedented levels, especially within our Accounts department, and we need someone who is consistently focused on proactively growing relationships and developing our existing accounts, and we have no doubt Claire is the right person for the job.”