Häfele UK has appointed Natalie Davenport as its new Head of Marketing.

Davenport joins the furniture fitting and architectural hardware specialist after four years running her own successful business consultancy firm and brings over 20 years of building industry experience to the company.

Previously, she spent seven years at manufacturing conglomerate Saint-Gobain where she held a number of senior positions, of which the most recent was Head of Marketing Communications at British Gypsum.

In her new role, Davenport will be managing a team of 20 and responsible for overseeing every element of the company’s marketing activity.

She said: “I am delighted to be joining such a highly-regarded company.

“My passion is twofold: to demonstrate that marketing can impact a company’s bottom line by putting the customer at the heart of the business, and to continue supporting my team’s professional development.

“I’m fortunate to be joining a company that shares this ethos and look forward to playing a part in its continued success.”