Earlier today, Smeg confirmed that Wayne Campbell has been promoted to the position of managing director in Australia, following the departure of Jim Kalotheos from the role. With over 35 years of experience, Campbell’s appointment to managing director follows his tenure as national sales manager – retail in the company. 

Prior to Smeg, Campbell previously held roles at Harvey Norman, both as a franchisee and also a business development manager.

In his new role as managing director, Campbell’s focus will be on further developing the organisation’s customer relationships, as well as leading people, operational initiatives and driving continued growth of the Smeg brand in Australia.

Speaking of his appointment to the role, Campbell said, “It’s an honour to be appointed as managing director of Smeg Australia as I enter the next phase of my 14 year journey with the company.

“I’m dedicated to continuing the commitment and growth to the business that Jimmy so greatly contributed during his leadership, and I look forward to working with the team both locally and globally to continue the successes already achieved.”