iCandy Appoints Emily Grindrod as International Account Manager 

  • Press release

March 2023


iCandy is pleased to announce that Emily Grindrod has been appointed as International Account Manager, effective from March 2023.


An experienced International Account Manager, Emily joins iCandy from Mamas & Papas and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge within the Nursery industry. In her new role, Emily will be working closely with existing Global iCandy distributors as well as being responsible for new international customers.  


Commenting on the appointment, MD of iCandy, Martin Boyle said, “We are delighted to welcome Emily to the team here at iCandy. She brings a huge amount of experience which we know will prove invaluable at an incredibly exciting time for the company.” 


Emily added “I am thrilled to be joining iCandy, a brand I have long admired for their excellence in design and usability, and their integrity in delivering quality products to new parents. This is a particularly exciting time for iCandy, and as the business continues to grow and I am very much looking forward to focusing on helping to achieve further global success.” 



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About iCandy World Ltd  


iCandy is a British family run business and has been since its establishment in 1933, when it began as a fashion design and manufacturing company in London, always designing inhouse and sourcing the very finest quality materials. icandyworld.com  


The third generation of the family, brothers Bradley and Warren Appel, formally joined in the late 1970s and by the 1980s the business was designing and manufacturing children’s cycle helmets and child car safety seats before developing a range of widely sold nursery products. 


In 2007, after over 70 years of research and development iCandy launched its first multi-configuration pushchair - the Apple 2 Pear – a single to double pushchair on a single footprint. 


The fourth generation of the family, Cameron and Alexander Appel, have more recently also formally joined the iCandy family business. 


The team is dedicated to creating pushchairs that reflect a unique sense of style and practical, well-designed solutions. The perfect mix of high-tech sophistication and smooth living, iCandy is for people who appreciate the value of British design, craftsmanship and technical innovation. 


In 2016 iCandy was delighted to share the news that Her Late Majesty The Queen had been graciously pleased to approve the Prime Minister’s recommendation that iCandy should receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is the UK’s most prestigious award for business performance. Following success in 2016, iCandy was delighted to claim another Queens Award, this time for Innovation in 2018, underlining the brand’s ongoing commitment to supreme product development. 


iCandy support Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. The relationship with GOSH is one which the brand is extremely proud of, with all fundraising endeavours going towards raising money for the charity. Please see iCandy’s Just Giving page for more information: www.justgiving.com/company/icandy  


For further information, including images and samples, please contact: 

Anna Owers, PR Manager: annao@icandyuk.com  
Fran Dawson, PR Executive: francescad@icandyuk.com  

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