Showering spaces manufacturer Lakes has welcomed Marten Baker to the role of head of product development.
In an appointment described as “a huge, positive step”, Baker will work alongside the Project and Design Engineering and Leadership teams to develop product for short, medium and long term.
He brings almost four decades of market experience and product knowledge to the table.
Managing director of Lakes Mike Gahir said: “We’re delighted to welcome Marten on board.
“His appointment is a huge positive step for us – the future of the market is very exciting, and Marten’s experience and skills mean is the perfect person to guide our product direction going forward.
“This is not only great news for our team, who are all excited to work alongside Marten, but for our customers too, who will benefit from his vision and expertise reflected in our product range moving forward.
“Marten will also be pivotal in helping drive the Lakes brand forward across all our sales channels.”
Speaking on his appointment, Marten Baker said: “It’s been an incredible time for me settling in at Lakes, the people here are so wonderful, helpful, knowledgeable and have a genuine passion for all matters Lakes and showering.
“The role and company culture tick all the boxes for me at this stage of my career.
“Lakes has a fantastic reputation and has done for some time now. I am confident of helping build on that and look forward to working alongside the whole team to do just that.”
Lakes recently made a “significant” investment to enhance availability and customer service.