October 2021

Whirlpool pays tribute to Jayson Weston

Whirlpool UK has paid tribute to its former employee, Jayson Weston, following his sudden and unexpected death. Mr Weston died aged 51, leaving behind his wife and two young children. He enjoyed a successful

New online resources for Sirius Members

Sirius Buying Group has launched its new Product Information Management (PIM) System and brand new website – – specially designed to improve the online customer experience with a focus on driving more traffic to group members’ websites. Steve Jones, Managing Director at Sirius, said these new resources are important developments for the Group and for Members in today’s digital world. “The PIM System feeds our Sirius website with over 5,500 products, complete with

technical specifications and visual assets from our market-leading Approved Suppliers, which is also available to all 185+ Sirius members to utilise across their own websites.” Mr Jones added: “Our Members are now able to have the most current product

content on their websites, without the difficulty and time constraints of keeping it up-to-date themselves. Talking about the new Sirius website, which is designed with clarity and ease-

of-use in mind, General Manager and Project Lead for the new Sirius website, Mark Veysey, said he wanted to optimise the flexibility of search on the website and make it mobile-friendly. “There’s a dedicated function to search for product type, name and number and an intuitive filter section to find exactly what you require.” 

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career at Whirlpool UK, working for the company for almost 30 years. In his most recent role as Brand Experience, Customer and Digital Activation and In- Store Director, Mr Weston was responsible for all commercial and marketing customer activations. During his time at the

company, he delivered a series of firsts, including negotiating and activating sponsorship of Arsenal, PSG and AC Milan football clubs, as well as activating the Hotpoint and Jamie Oliver brand campaign, ‘Fresh Thinking for Forgotten Food.’ Ian Moverley, Public Affairs Director, Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited,

worked side-by-side with Mr Weston for more than 20 years. He said: “What always struck everyone was not only his dedication and attention to detail, but also a passion to think differently, embracing technology and alternative ideas to improve the business and the customer experience. “Personally, I will forever be grateful for his warmth, friendship and kindness

where he would always go out of his way to help you. Our hearts go out to his family for the loss of a truly inspirational and unique man.”


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