Leicester ecommerce development agency appoint new Operations Director

Williams Commerce Group
Wendy Slater

Williams Commerce Group, a fast growing ecommerce, software development, ERP and digital marketing specialists, has appointed Wendy Slater as Operations Director of its UK division.

With more than 20 years’ experience in retail and online, Wendy joins Williams Commerce having previously worked as Head of Marketing at Demco Europe and previously served in senior operational roles at Avon Cosmetics and Weekenders UK and Europe.

Robert Williams, CEO of the Williams Commerce Group says: “I worked with Wendy a number of years ago and hoped to work together again at some point.  Wendy has a unique set of skills, detailed industry knowledge and a real passion for implementing structure into fast growing businesses and driving top and bottom line results.

“We are experiencing strong organic growth across both B2C and B2B ecommerce, both here in the UK and selected international markets. Demand continues to be high from a wide range of verticals who are now in mature growth online and looking for a stable and experienced partner spanning the full suite of digital services, and who can move at the pace they need to grow faster online.

“We’re also growing the business through acquisition of complimentary agencies, including a boutique software house Flint Technology in September 2016, Creative Digital Agency, Un.titled in March 2017 and more recently in April 2018, Tincan, a London based arts and culture creative design agency.”

New Operations Director Wendy Slater says “I’m delighted to join Williams Commerce and use my experience to support their growth.  I feel this is an excellent time to be joining, as Williams Commerce continues its upward trend. I’m really looking forward to being a part of this great team.”

Williams Commerce Group, currently headquartered in the midlands in Leicester, with additional offices in London and Asia, have recently acquired a 22,000 sq./ft Victorian Knitwear building in the heart of Leicester City Centre. With renovations currently underway to create an impressive creative space, the team plan to relocate fully by end of July.

“This new strategic appointment combined with our move to a significantly larger office premises is a real game changer for Williams Commerce and signals the start of another exciting new chapter for the business as a whole.” says Robert.  “Wendy’s arrival combined with our forthcoming move to our fantastic new office space will further enable us  to continue to deliver on our ambitious growth plans for the next 5 years.”