International bathroom manufacturer, VitrA has appointed Margarida Jesus as Specification Manager at its UK head office in Oxfordshire.

Lisbon born Margarida has a background in interior design and luxury consumer-goods sales.  Margaret Talbot marketing manager for VitrA says “Margarida is a terrific addition to the team. Her technical knowledge and understanding of design and emerging trends will be a huge benefit when working with our architect, design and specification customers.”

Margarida says, “During the last 7 years I have been working as the link between specialised brands and the A&D community, establishing long-term relationships on both sides.  Joining the VitrA team is a compelling opportunity to develop my career with an exciting design-led business.”

VitrA Background

VitrA is part of the Eczacıbaşı Group, one of Turkey’s most prominent industrial groups. Founded in 1942, VitrA is Turkey’s leading bathroom manufacturer. In recent years VitrA has expanded into international markets and over 50% of VitrA’s total output is sold outside of Turkey. From 16 production facilities in Turkey, Germany, France and Russia, VitrA produces a full range of bathroom products including over 5 million pieces of sanitaryware along with complementary bathroom furniture, baths, brassware and bathroom accessories, which are distributed to over 75 countries on five continents. VitrA UK, based in Didcot Oxfordshire has been supplying the UK bathroom market for over 25 years and is an active member of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association and BiKBBI.