European bathroom manufacturer Coram Group has announced the appointment of Peter Huizing as its new CEO. The group’s brand portfolio includes Impey, Sealskin, Duka, Geesa, Tiger and Coram Showers. Huizing will focus on sustained international brand growth and integration, advancing the ‘One Coram’ strategy.
Peter Huizing, 53, has more than 20 years of leadership experience at international level with FMCG companies, such as Heineken, Diageo, The Coca-Cola Company, Sodiaal and Friesland/Campina. An international leader, with experience across four continents, Coram says that Huizing’s role will focus on innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction, and that he will work with the group’s senior leadership teams to take the business to the next level.
Coram has offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, the UK, Poland, and Norway, and is a market leader in the design and production of shower glass, enclosures, wetrooms and bathroom accessories. The group’s UK manufacturing facility in the Midlands is the home of market-leader Impey wetrooms and recently launched Sealskin duka enclosures into the high-end bathroom design market.
Steve Huntly, MD for Coram UK, said: “Peter is a seasoned leader putting the customer at the core of everything we do as a business. With an engaging approach Peter has demonstrated tangible results at the heart of his career. We are very excited to work with him on this next phase of innovation and brand development, continuing to create a shared culture within Coram and elevating our brands within the UK marketplace and beyond.”
Peter Huizing added: "I very much look forward to working with the team at Coram to further shape Coram's growth. It is a company with a long history, strong family values and a wonderful and relevant brand portfolio. I look forward to leveraging my experience and passion in the areas of people, brands, innovation, design and international expansion, to further build Coram."