Tangent Furniture

John Irwin appointed new Managing Director at Tangent

Tangent Office Furniture Ltd, a leading office furniture manufacturer from Chalgrove in Oxfordshire, is pleased to announce that John Irwin has been appointed Managing Director.

John is returning to Tangent after almost 10-years as CEO at Bisley Office Furniture. He brings to the role extensive leadership experience, with an impressive track record in strategic business development, supported by over 25 years of industry knowledge. A successful MD during the 1990s, John left Project Office to become part of the Chalgrove team in 1994. Under his stewardship of 12-years, the company saw rapid business expansion resulting in an annual turnover of £27 million. 

John’s return to Tangent coincides with the company’s continued development, which has seen progressive expansion through organic sales growth and acquisitions. As we embark upon the next stage, John’s strategic know-how and industry insight will add to Tangent’s commitment to supplying innovative, high quality products at competitive prices, and providing excellent customer service and sale support.

Reflecting on his appointment John said: “I’m very pleased to be returning to Tangent and have the opportunity to lead such a hardworking and committed team again, many faces I still recognise. The recent strategic rebrand has reinforced Tangent’s reputation as a progressive leader within the industry and I look forward to helping continue to expand this position”

Tangent has been a leading light in British office furniture design for more than three decades, consistently in step with rapidly changing trends in working practices, technology and legislation. Launched this October RelayPlus, an evolved version of FIRA Gold awarded Relay bench system with sliding tops for easy connectivity, offers stylish, practical and superb value for money desking solution. Tangent’s broad product portfolio consists of high quality, functional and extremely competitively priced furniture solutions available on 7 – 10 day delivery lead time; design led desk systems such as 80:80 bench system, Form and Neo; comprehensive storage options and seating. Tangent products are available for viewing in London, in the recently refurbished showroom The Gallery Clerkenwell, as well as in the state of the art manufacturing facility and showroom in Chalgrove, Oxfordshire.

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