The best design results arise when a good designer works in a team in order to best explore the design and manufacturing process to ensure products and places deliver commercial success.
Rodney McMahonManaging Director
Born in Kenya but schooled in England, Rodney has a degree in Economics from Exeter University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
His passion for manufacturing in the UK and his interest in interior design, led to the acquisition of Morgan in 1992.
Rodney has developed and revitalised the company in the last 23 years from a company of 8 employees to one totaling 80, unusually manufacturing in the UK, and with a major position as a leader in the contract furniture market.
He takes an active interest in the furniture industry as a whole and is keen to contribute to shaping its vision for the future, particularly through training and involvement with the trade.
Rodney is Finance Director and past Chairman of the BCFA, sits on the Council of the Furniture Industry Research Association and of the Advisory Council of Anti Copying in Design. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Chairman of the Trustees of the Edward Barnsley Educational Trust, a center of excellence for training cabinetmakers.
Katerina ZachariadesDesign Director
Katerina grew up in Greece and came to London to study Architecture where she completed a BSc Degree at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College.
Through subsequent experience working as an architect in Cyprus and the Middle East, Katerina found herself drawn to interior and furniture design. As a result she decided to specialise in furniture design and returned to the UK to complete an MA at the Royal College of Art in 1988.
Katerina has always been attracted by the challenge of designing furniture for production and this led to becoming Morgan's Design Director in 1992. During the last 21 years, she has completely revitalised the Morgan collection and designed and developed innumerable chair ranges and bespoke product.
Her work has distinguished her as a leader and trend setter for hospitality seating design in the UK.
She is currently responsible for the new product development and overall marketing and brand development of the company.