Patrick co-founded the Bathroom Bands business in 2004. He graduated Rhodes University in South Africa with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and subsequently obtained an honours degree in accounting from Wits University in South Africa. He then qualified as a certified public accountant in Texas, USA. He started Bathstore.com in the United Kingdom in 1991 which was subsequently sold to Wolseley in 2003.
A co-founder of Bathroom Brands, Tim obtained a diploma in Construction Management from Sydney South College in Australia and subsequently studied Chinese language at both Griffith University in Queensland, Australia and Bejing Language University China. He is fluent in Chinese. Prior to his involvement in the bathroom furniture business, he worked in construction and hotel management in Australia. Tim is currently based at our Singapore office.
Clive graduated from the University of Nottingham, England with a BA in Law and is admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales and is admitted as a Solicitor in Jersey. From 1994 – 2012 he was a partner in the firm of Ogier, and was latterly its Chairman. He has been a director of Bathroom Brands since its inception and joined the management team on his retirement from Ogier. Clive is a member of Bathroom Brands’ Audit Committee.
Rene Maan is a global entrepreneur in the sanitary industry with various degrees in Marketing & Business Administration. From an early start as showroom designer his path crossed various international sales & marketing management roles with international brands like Grohe, American Standard and RAK Ceramics. Most recently Rene held positions with Grohe as Regional VP Asia and Pacific, managed his own Bathroom & Kitchen Distribution and Retail companies in Singapore and led, as the Regional VP, the transformation of RAK Ceramics Europe. Rene’s international experience will help the Bathroom Brands group to grow Internationally in markets like USA, Asia and the European continent.
Roger started his career in advertising working for two agencies. He joined Ideal Standard UK in 1970 in Marketing and became Marketing Director in 1980, progressing to Sales and Marketing Director (1987) and Managing Director UK in 1994, a position held until 2006. During this time Ideal Standard became the largest UK bathroom company. In 2006 he became Vice President Europe a position held until his retirement from Ideal Standard in 2011. Roger has taught Marketing to graduate students, been the President of the UK Bathroom Manufacturers Association (twice) and Chairman of the National Home Improvement Council.
Nico graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc in Economics. He co-founded Bathstore.com in the UK in 1991, remaining with that group at Board level following its sale to Wolseley in 2003. He joined Bathroom Brands in 2012.
Graduated from Middlesex University with a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting & Finance and has been a Chartered Management Accountant since 1998. Joined the business as Crosswater Group Finance Director following the acquisition of Simpsons in 2006. Previously worked in a number of manufacturing businesses including FD of an Aerospace and Formula 1 Carbon Fibre manufacturing business in Surrey.
David Anning received his MBA from Bath University and a BEng honours degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Hatfield Polytechnic. Prior to joining The Bathroom Brands Group, David was employed by Smiths Group, where he held a number of senior corporate posts, including Chief Technology Officer responsible for the transformation of Smiths global IT infrastructure, before moving to their Detection Division as Vice President of Global Operations. Dave’s extensive experience running global supply chains and change management programs will help drive the Bathroom Brands Group forward as the business continues to expand into new countries and markets.