After eight years.

Miele Australia and New Zealand managing director, Sjaak Brouwer has confirmed the departure of marketing director, Gabriella Franklin after eight years with the company.

In a statement supplied to Appliance Retailer, Brouwer said: “It is indeed with much regret I have to confirm that after eight years Gabby has decided to leave the Miele company in order to pursue new career opportunities.

“Gabby joined Miele in 2010 as Marketing Director and during her years in this responsibility she has been instrumental in building and driving the Miele brand strategy. She has played an integral part in the substantial growth at Miele, in both the Australian and New Zealand markets over the years.

“We want to take the opportunity to thank Gabby for her contribution to our success and wish her much success in her future endeavours.

“Further news regarding replacement will be shared at a later stage.”