The Cotton Textile Company Ltd came into being in 2013. Sales Director, Richard King, has been manufacturing bespoke clothing and accessories for over 20 years. The Cotton Textile Company is still a young business, but one with ambition. With an administrative office in Cornwall and sales office in Essex, the business is well placed to serve their client base that is UK wide.
Working in the fast paced promotional and corporate worlds as well as the more organised and forward looking Fashion industry ensures that every day is a busy day. For this reason, as the business grows the team is selected not only for their skill sets but their can-do attitude.
Berna is a consummate sourcing professional having worked at Barbour for many years she fully understands how the importance of quality and price ensuring that we are able to manage our clients expectations in both regards. By having all the information and understanding a project from the outset Berna is well versed in developing new products using existing supply chains as well as researching new manufacturing partners of the highest caliber when the need arises. Based in Istanbul with a young family, Berna likes to relax at the Theatre or walking the Turkish countryside.
Cheryl, has worked with Richard for most of the last 20 years, in that time they have designed uniforms for B&Q, developed what has become a leading name in lifestyle fashion as well as hundreds of garments, towels and accessories for the corporate market. Life with 2 young children on Dartmoor with camping and beaches at the weekend keeps Chery’s creative juices alive.
Jon, is a specialist in the world of web sites and on line branding. Living in Cornwall with a young family keeps Jon busy and away from the computer screen when he isn’t building and developing sites. Keep an eye out for developments on our family of websites over the next few months.
Sam, has spent the last 20 years running global businesses in the entertainments industry, one that is at the forefront of technology and heavily dependent on processes and organisation. In a world of manufacturing in different countries and shipping globally Sam’s skills and ability to look at the ‘whole picture’ mean that she is invaluable when manufacturing a bespoke range of clothing.
Bora has for many years managed the quality control for huge retail lines as carried in Marks and Spencer and Next. His eye to detail and no-nonsense approach to preparing a production schedule, sample approval and relentless inspection of the supply chain ensures that we are able to deliver on our promises with each and every order. His travel between home in Istanbul and our manufacturing partners across Turkey leaves little time for Bora to follow his passions from Snowboarding and playing football.
Ryan spends a lot of his working week in client meetings planning and creating ranges of clothing and accessories particularly working with our clients in the drinks and food industries. With many years’ experience in sales and marketing Ryan fully understands the need for clear time lines and how to deliver merchandise for marketing campaigns on time every time. When not travelling he is kept busy at home in Bude, Cornwall with his wife, 3 young children and playing football for the local team.
Laura is responsible for the processing and management of our quotes and orders. A diligent multi-tasker who manages information from clients and suppliers from across the world. Outside of the office Laura’s young family keep her creative needs busy with arts and craft projects. For relaxation Laura loves going to watch bands at listening to music.
Richard King says, ‘people are paramount to the success of any business, and I am proud of the team that we have around us. Additionally, we work with freelance quality control and finance professionals both in the UK, Turkey and the Far East. While they are based remotely they are still very much part of our team and instrumental in our success. Going forward into 2017/18 The Cotton Textile Company is looking for talented individuals to join the team, both customer facing and behind the scenes in the engine room. For more information please send your details to sam@thecottontextilecompany.