The former global head of sales at Halo, David Watts, has joined upholstery brand Alexander & James to focus on its global sales division.

Mark Smith, CEO of the upholstery brand's owner, DM Midlands Group, comments: “I am thrilled to appoint David Watts, former global head of sales at Halo - as our new global business director. Alexander & James is an ambitious brand and we are keen to build on the solid platform we’ve created for our global sales, marketing and product development around the world. David brings a wealth of experience to drive our international expansion further.”

David is looking forward to the new challenge and joining the company, which he says he has admired from afar. “The organisation is full of dynamic, competent people," says David. "I’m excited to be part of the team and look forward to delivering the growth I know we are capable of achieving.”