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Sigma 3 Kitchens Announces Strategic Hire of Two New Directors to Support Company Growth


Sigma 3 Kitchens, leading British kitchen manufacturer and parent company of Masterclass Kitchens, has announced the strategic appointment of two new directors to its leadership team. Frances Patel (FCIPD) joins as the Group People Director, and Paul Groves (FCMA, CGMA) steps into the role of Group Finance Director.

These appointments mark a significant milestone in the company’s commitment to growth by bolstering its leadership team to facilitate continued development and success.

Frances Patel brings a wealth of experience, having served in various senior HR roles, most recently as Head of HR for EMEA at Amazon Web Services. With a proven track record in driving transformational change and leading functional HR teams, Frances is well-equipped to navigate Sigma 3 Kitchens through its growth trajectory.

Paul Groves joins with over 25 years of extensive finance experience, particularly in the manufacturing sector. His diverse background includes leadership roles in SMEs, VC/PE-backed businesses, and global corporations such as Eakin Healthcare and Yuasa Battery Europe Limited.

Commenting on the new appointments, Richard Lakin, CEO, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Frances Patel and Paul Groves to the Sigma 3 Kitchens family. Their vast experience will be invaluable assets as we continue to drive forward our growth strategy and deliver unparalleled value to our customers. With Frances and Paul onboard, I am confident that we are well-positioned for even greater success in the years ahead.”

The addition of Frances Patel and Paul Groves to Sigma 3 Kitchens's leadership team underscores the company's commitment to excellence and innovation. Their combined expertise will undoubtedly enhance the company’s capabilities and position the company for continued growth and success.

Business News Wales