We’re delighted to announce the promotion of Derek York from Regional Sales Manager North to UK Commercial Manager.

With a wealth of experience in the paediatric market, Derek has given Smirthwaite 12 years of fantastic service and has been an essential part of our journey. Derek will be leading the UK Assessor team and supporting Managing Director, Claire Litton, in better supporting our customers at this exciting time as we continue to launch new products and initiatives this year.

Derek commented: “After 12 years with Smirthwaite, I wanted to take a moment to express my heartfelt gratitude for the recent job promotion to UK Commercial Manager. I am truly honoured and excited to have been chosen for this new role; I’m looking forward to the journey ahead and to contributing to the continued success of our team.”

Claire Litton, Managing Director added: “Derek’s vast knowledge of our business and products, combined with his extensive sales experience is the perfect fit for this role to support our customers; and drive further growth for the future. Derek will help implement the exciting next growth phased aligned to our strategy and build on our excellent reputation in supporting our customers. I’m delighted to congratulate him on his well-deserved promotion.”