Hunter-Smale joins Confex from Sugro


Confex has appointed of Tabitha Huter-Smale in the newly created role of projects development manager.

Formerly of Sugro, Hubter-Smale joined the buying group in 2018 as business developments manger before being promoted to head of business development.

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Confex manging director  Tom Gittins said: “We are excited to be strengthening the head office team, with the addition of Tabitha, in line with our continued group growth. Our member-led board felt it was the right time to expand our resource, creating the new role of projects development manager. Confex has implemented some great initiatives in the last two years such as the launch of the CORE own label, Food To Go Club and the Data Insight programme, which now require additional resource as they develop across the Group. Tabitha has great experience within wholesale and we look forward to welcoming her to the team.”

Hunter-Smale added: “I am thrilled to be joining such an experienced head office team, and hope that my role will offer Confex additional support, whilst I know I will enjoy working closely with Confex members and suppliers. Celebrating their 50th year, Confex are a forward-thinking, inclusive business which I’m extremely excited to be part of.”

With more than 200 Members, Confex has a combined turnover of £2.16bn

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Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. He can be found on Twitter at @BW_PaulHill, or contacted via and 07960935659.


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