Grant Westfield, the owner of panel brand Multipanel, has appointed John Mortimer as its new Managing Director.

Mortimer joined Grant Westfield in 2019 from Formica Group, and has spent the past four years leading the Sales and Marketing teams as the company's Sales Director. 

Michael Dobson, Director of Key Accounts with over 18 years of experience at Grant Westfield, replaces Mortimer .

An experienced Sales and Marketing Director, Mortimer has a first-class Honours Degree in Marketing Management from Northumbria University and a CIM PGD in Marketing. From his previous experience, he brought a wealth of knowledge in high-pressure laminate products and engineered surface materials from working with the trade and retail sectors, as well as in specification with architects, designers, fabricators, specifiers and developers.

Mortimer said: “I’m honoured to have been given the opportunity to lead Grant Westfield. The business has a great heritage, brilliant people, fantastic customers and a very exciting future.   

“Through the Multipanel brand, Grant Westfield continues to disrupt the waterproof wall covering market, and with plans for more innovative and trend led product development, it is an incredibly exciting time for the business, and I’m delighted to lead the business into its next phase of growth.”