Ideal Standard, the leading manufacturer of bathroom and washroom solutions, has appointed Rachel Whittaker as its new Finance Director for the UK & Ireland.

Stephen Ewer

Whittaker, who took up her new role on 1st July 2020, has been with Ideal Standard for twelve years, most recently working as Group Commercial Finance Business Partner in Brussels. She takes over the role from David Barber, who was appointed Managing Director for UK & Ireland in April.

Whittaker commented: 'The last few months have been incredibly challenging for everyone in our sector, but our industry is resilient and will bounce back. I will be supporting Ideal Standard in driving growth throughout its business and its customer base over the next period.'

David Barber, Managing Director Ideal Standard UK, added: 'We’re delighted to have Rachel join our UK leadership team and look forward to benefitting from her wide expertise and understanding of how our business, customers and other markets operate.'