Interior outfitting company, MJM Group has opened an office in Southampton as part of its ongoing expansion in the marine and land-based sectors.

The Southampton base coincides with the establishment of a new Sales and Marketing team whose role will be to forge stronger relationships with existing customers, establish new customers and to develop new markets.

Gary Annett, MJM Group Chief Executive commented: “MJM Group has established itself as the world’s leading interior outfitting company for the marine and land-based industries and we are delighted that our growth over the past 5 years is set to continue. Establishing ourselves in Southampton is a strategic decision to have a presence in the heart of the UK’s cruise industry and to develop stronger links with the UK’s strengthening construction industry.  Our new Sales and Marketing functions will focus on the implementation of our company corporate plans.”

MJM Group has appointed three people to undertake the Sales & Marketing function. Darren Smith who has over 25 years in the marine industry in manufacturing, surveying and business development will take up the role of Project Sales and Surveying Manager alongside Charles Clayton who also brings over 25 years experience in joinery, Project Surveying, Estimating and Project Management.  Darren and Charles will be supported by a Marketing function headed up by Sharon Doran who brings 20 years experience in a range of industries including the marine industry.

“We are delighted to bring Darren, Charles and Sharon into MJM Group,” adds Gary. “Their combined experience with bring fresh thinking and a renewed focus to our on-going business development.”

Headquartered in Northern Ireland, MJM Group works with many of the top cruise and ferry companies and has a strong portfolio of clients within the land-based sector including the recently refurbished Adare Manor in Ireland, Heston Blumenthal Dinner in London and Victoria Square in Belfast.