Global supplier of water management, plumbing and drainage systems, Wavin, has appointed Brent Nicholls as managing director - South West Europe.
Mr Nicholls' brief is to increase profitability by enhancing customer service and value to both customers and end users. He has spent the past few months meeting customers and suppliers in order to establish a "way forward" for deploying the company's strengths to the best advantage of all stakeholders.
He brings a wealth of commercial and operations experience to the team. He has worked with the global packaging business Amcor Group, as operations and managing director in different areas of the business over the past 20 years, and at Danish company, Danisco, before that.
Wavin group's Maarten Roef CEO said: "Brent is a proven operator, with a superb track record in driving business forward - especially in challenging times such as these. The match of his energy and vision are such that not only will he expand the company's presence in the crucial South West Europe market; but also all customers will enjoy tangible benefits from improvements in service, distribution and range."