Starting from February 2021, Italian design rug and carpet company Loloey is partnering with industry veteran Jonathan Young as its exclusive representative for the British market.
Jonathan Young is a professional sales leader with over 35 years’ experience in the commercial interior furnishings business. The majority of his background has been in the carpet industry working for the likes of Brintons, Milliken, OW Hospitality and Axminster Carpets. He has been involved in sales, sales and marketing management, and senior director level positions at manufacturers providing product for the hotel and leisure sectors.
His business JYA (Jonathan Young Associates) Limited is a consultancy and product sourcing solution aimed at the hospitality, cruise, and high-end residential market sectors.
In addition to his various roles Jonathan is also the VP International Relations for NEWH, Inc, and Past President of its UK branch. NEWH is the global hospitality organization that focuses on raising scholarship money for students through the interior furnishings and hospitality industries.
Jonathan Young commented on the announcement: “I am really excited to be partnering with Loloey in the UK market as they are design-led bringing together many new carpet collections, and have a very creative and talented team of designers based in Milan. As London is such a hub of hospitality and cruise interior designers this is a fantastic opportunity to build the business in the UK.”
Loloey’s Managing Director William Loloey remarked: “The United Kingdom is key market for us, and we are delighted to be now working with Jonathan. His extensive experience and unrivalled network in the contract interior design industry will help our company continue developing further in London and further afield, and enable us to even better service our clients based there.”