Ideal Standard has announced the appointment of Jim Moore as the managing director of its UK & Ireland business.
Mr Moore will oversee the Group’s activities in UK & Ireland and assume responsibility for the business development across the Group’s brands Armitage Shanks, Ideal Standard and Sottini from 1 August 2016.
He is an accomplished senior professional with significant international experience in the construction sector, say Ideal Standard. Jim served in the last 12 years in senior management positions of the Vaillant Group and has a successful track record in the creation of high growth strategies and in developing close value-creating partnerships across the customer base. Mr. Moore is an active member of several industry associations of the building industry in the UK.
He succeeds interim managing director David Barber, who has been responsible for the operational activities in UK & Ireland since his appointment in January. Mr Barber will continue in his prior position as finance director ensuring a smooth transition and continuity of operations.