Our People

Meet the senior team behind Bathroom Brands Group Limited

  • Clive Chaplin
    Chairman
    Background
    Clive graduated from the University of Nottingham with a BA in Law in 1974 and then attended the College of Law in Guildford...
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  • René Maan
    Chief Executive Officer
    Background
    René joined the Group as Chief Executive Officer in April 2017. René is a global entrepreneur in the sanitary industry with various degrees...
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  • David Anning
    Chief Operating Officer
    Background
    David joined the Group in January 2017. Prior to joining the Group David was VP Global Operations at Smiths Detection, which he joined in 2012...
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  • Tim M Powell
    Product Development and Operations Director
    Background
    Tim obtained a diploma in Construction Management from Sydney Southern College in Australia and subsequently studied Chinese language at...
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  • Patrick Riley
    Non-Executive Director
    Background
    Patrick co-founded the Bathroom Brands business in 2005. He graduated from Rhodes University in South Africa with a Bachelor...
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  • Nico De Beer
    Non-Executive Director
    Background
    Nico graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc in Economics. He co-founded Bathstore.com with Patrick...
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  • David Hance
    Global Brand Ambassador
    Background
    David started his career in the Metropolitan Police Force, graduating from Hendon Police College as its top student in 1983...
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  • Roger Cooper
    Non-Executive Director
    Background
    Roger worked in two advertising agencies before joining Ideal Standard UK in 1970. After a few years as Product Manager...
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  • Tim P Powell
    Group Finance Director
    Background
    Tim graduated in 1992 with a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance from Middlesex University and trained in industry with Yamaha Motor UK...
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