Okarno, formerly known as Artex, has appointed Jenny Khmel as Head of Portfolio: Commercial Department.

Khmel will provide a vital role in supporting Okarno’s product management, brand marketing and sales teams to drive further business growth. 

With over 20 years’ experience in global Category and Brand Management for major brands, she brings a wealth of knowledge and skills in product development, portfolio management and market analysis to Okarno.

Khmel is experienced in managing change with many leading organisations, and in ensuring that customers and all people within the business are part of the journey.

Jason Smith, Managing Director at Okarno, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Jenny to the business, with her knowledge, skills and experience, she will be a real asset.  Our recent rebrand means this is an exciting time for Okarno as we reinforce our position as an essential supply chain partner for a range of leading construction products.”