Bathroom Brands Group names Stephen Ewer as CEO

Ewer joins bathroom supplier from Ideal Standard

Stephen Ewer

Bathroom and sanitaryware supplier Bathroom Brands Group has appointed Stephen Ewer as its new CEO.

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Ewer joins the Kent-based firm from Ideal Standard, where he spent two and a half years, mostly recently as managing director for the UK and Western Europe.

Last week, Ideal Standard announced that finance director David Barber is to become the firm’s UK and Ireland Managing Director

In a statement announcing Ewer’s appointment, the Group said it intends to develop the business based on strong brands, new products and bringing innovation to the market.

The Group, which has offices in Zagreb, Shanghai, Singapore and Boston, represents a portfolio of brands including Britton, Burlington, Clearwater and Arcade.

Bathroom Brands Founder Patrick Riley commented: ‘We are in great shape financially to weather the current pandemic and are delighted to welcome Stephen as our new CEO. He will bring new energy and focus on strengthening our position as a market leader.’

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Ewer said: ‘I’m very excited to be joining the Bathroom Brands Group. The business is well positioned to navigate the current crisis and emerge prepared to embrace both the challenges and opportunities that will face the industry.’