Knauf Insulation has hired Luke Davies as Product Manager. He joins from architectural aluminium manufacturer Kawneer, and has marketing experience in sectors including construction, retail and technology.

The rock and glass mineral wool manufacturer employs more than 500 people in the UK.

Davies said: “Knauf Insulation’s longstanding reputation for quality, innovation and sustainability has seen it become one of the best-known names in the industry.

As the only manufacturer of both rock and glass mineral wool products, I believe Knauf Insulation is uniquely placed to provide the best solution for each application, and I’m looking forward to working closely with our customers to develop rock mineral wool insulation solutions that meet their needs even further.”

Steve Smith, Head of Product Management, said: “Luke’s proven track record puts him in good stead to understand further the needs and challenges of our customers as well as the industry, so we develop new solutions that deliver additional value and make the world a better place.”