David Barber in charge of the UK and Ireland

Ideal Standard International, the leading manufacturer of bathroom and washroom solutions, has appointed David Barber as UK and Ireland Managing Director.

Barber first joined the company in 2006 and most recently served as UK Finance Director. He takes over from Stephen Ewer who is leaving the business after more than two years.

Jan Peter Tewes, Ideal Standard Chief Commercial Officer, said: “David has been part of the Ideal Standard family for over 14 years. His in-depth knowledge of the business will be vital as we navigate the current, unprecedented situation and his strong leadership at this time will be key to ensuring our future success. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Stephen for all of his hard work and dedication in driving forward the UK business and we wish him the best of luck in the future.”