Chelsom appoints new Head of Marine Sales

May 12, 2015

(UK) – John Hadley has been promoted to Head of Marine Sales at Chelsom as the company consolidates its position as a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of decorative lighting to the international hospitality and marine markets.

Chelsom has made substantial progress in the marine sector over recent years making themselves well known to most of the world’s shipyards, marine designers, cruise operators and marine outfitters. Chelsom’s recent notable projects include: the custom centrepiece fittings created for the public areas of Hapag- Lloyd Cruises five-star plus MS Europa2, custom designed fittings onboard P&O Cruises Aurora and Britannia, custom made designed pendants for Crystal Serenity, a trio of Tui Cruises projects supplying products for the cabins of Mein Schiff three, four & five along with the extensive refurbishment programme of Windstar Cruises ships Wind Star and Star Pride and two of Pullmantur’s most prestigious liners Monarch and Zenith. 

With a professional background in the contract market spanning more than eighteen years, John Hadley has been a key member of the sales team at Chelsom for four years and during this time has played an integral part in developing the marine division of the business. Reporting to the Sales Director, he will oversee the strategy and growth of this division and will be responsible for all aspects of marine project delivery from sales through to quoting, manufacturing and delivery. John will be supported by both sales specialists out in the field and by a strong internal team.

Director Will Chelsom said: “I am absolutely delighted to announce John’s promotion to Head of Marine Sales. As our reputation within the international marine sector grows and we tackle bigger and more complex projects we have recognised the need to strengthen our sales team with this new position. John has proved an invaluable asset to the company since joining us and brings to the new role a vast experience of both the marine industry and an extensive understanding of the Chelsom brand, products and capabilities; a combination we hope that will contribute to furthering our successes within this extremely challenging and exciting marketplace.”