Neil Whitaker-Johnson, Regional Sales Manager, Midlands, KBBG-lo

KBBG Announces New Appointment

The Kitchen Bathroom Buying Group (KBBG), part of DER KREIS, Europe’s foremost kitchen and bathroom buying group for independent kitchen and bathroom specialists, has announced the appointment of Neil Whitaker-Johnson as Regional Sales Manager, Midlands.

Neil joins the KBBG with substantial experience and expertise in the industry. He has held positions of national and regional sales manager in various roles across companies including Blanco, Faith Furniture Company, Astracast and 1810.

Neil will support the sales team, maintaining contact with current customers, while establishing and expanding the customer base with new independent kitchen and bathroom retailers throughout the Midlands.

“This is a very exciting time in the industry and is a tremendous opportunity. I have watched the KBBG develop and grow, delivering substantial benefits for the independent kitchen and bathroom specialist. Times are always challenging for business and this is certainly the right time for the independent retailer to come on board,” comments Neil.

“Neil joins the company with excellent industry skills, market knowledge and experience.  Neil’s credentials are vital to meet our ambitious targets and to develop the company to the next level of business growth. We are thrilled to have Neil on board,” explains Bill Miller, Managing Director of the Kitchen Bathroom Buying Group.

For further information on the KBBG call the office on 02382 021 347, email or visit the website at


Image caption: Neil Whitaker-Johnson, new Regional Sales Manager, Midlands for the KBBG

Note for editors:

The Kitchen Bathroom Buying Group UK is an organisation set up to support the business of the independent kitchen and bathroom specialists. Part of the renowned DER KREIS, Europe’s leading kitchen and bathroom buying group, the company has forty years’ experience and a turnover in excess of 3.4 billion Euros. Currently operating in nine countries with 3,000 members, the group provides a range of exclusive tailored benefits and services to support and increase the success of each independent kitchen and bathroom specialist in an effort to stay ahead of the competition and to promote the success of individual businesses.

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7th January 2020



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