Tom Hadfield joins Vella Group

The Vella Group has appointed Tom Hadfield to the newly created role of head of commercial.

He will be responsible for managing and growing client relationships, launching the group’s B2B and B2C marketing strategies, and will play a key role in building and implementing the business’ digital and growth strategies.

Karl Vella MBE, chairman, said: “I am pleased to welcome Tom to The Vella Group. He is very well known and respected across the industry and holds a great track record of growth and innovation. I know that he will complement the existing senior leadership team extremely well and help to build on the great foundations that Marc Holding and the team have put in place, and help to continue our current growth trajectory”.

Marc Holding, managing director added: “Tom has delivered some impressive sales, marketing and technology projects for major brands in our market and this experience will be important as we continue to expand our footprint beyond our existing nine sites. Tom joins the business at a very exciting time and I’m confident that he will play a key role in shaping and delivering our future strategy, which will provide huge value to our clients.”

Hadfield said: “I have been really impressed with the business’ expansion over the past five years, its approach to brand, people and technology, and its future plans for digital innovation and growth. It’s a fantastic team with a strong client base, and I am really looking forward to developing our commercial proposition and building out the marketing strategy and resource to support this.”