Butler & Willow bolster its business development team

L-R Stephanie Hays and Sarah Southern

Nottingham fit-out specialist Butler & Willow, has expanded its team with the appointment of Sarah Southern and Stephanie Hays as Business Development Professionals.

Butler & Willow provide tailored workplace solutions across office fit-out and refurbishment, workplace furniture, mezzanine floors and warehouse storage systems. In their new roles, Stephanie and Sarah will be based at the firm’s working showroom HQ on Queen Street in Long Eaton and will be responsible for seeking and identifying new business opportunities.

By using their experience and understanding of the workplace industry, Stephanie and Sarah will visit businesses who are looking for advice on how they can best use their workplace, as well as assisting the wider team to deliver the Butler & Willow quality service.

Stephanie Hays has over 10 years of experience in the furniture and commercial interior industry and joins Butler & Willow from MDK Office Seating, where she worked as a Business Development Manager.

Stephanie said: “I’m so pleased to be joining Butler & Willow, the company has a great reputation and the warmth I felt upon my first visit to their showroom made me keen to join. The quality of the firm’s work is second to none and it seemed like the perfect place for me to progress my career and work with a growing team and business.”

Sarah Southern joins Butler & Willow following over 13 years in the fit-out and furniture industry.

She said: “I’ve heard great things about Butler & Willow, which is why it was an easy decision to make the move to the firm. The team’s ethos and approach to work are extremely refreshing and I’m looking forward to working more closely with each member of the team and the company’s extensive portfolio of clients.”

Stephanie and Sarah’s appointment closely follows that of Lauren Close who joined the firm as a designer late last year. The firm is currently recruiting for further positions across all areas of the business as part of its growth strategy.

James Willow, Managing Director of Butler & Willow, said: “Both Stephanie and Sarah are a fantastic fit for the Butler & Willow team. Collectively they have a wealth of experience in the industry and will help us to continue to deliver a first-class service to our clients and grow our existing client base across the region. I wish them both the best of luck in their new roles.

“As well as our recruitment drive, as part of our continued growth, we are actively looking at business opportunities to further bolster Butler & Willow, be that acquisitions or other expansion opportunities, it’s an exciting time for the business and the team.”