Organisational announcement: Leadership change at Ideal Standard International

Posted in News, People on 7 June, 2023

Ideal Standard International S.A., a leading manufacturer of sanitaryware and fittings products in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, today announces that Jonas Nilsson, co-CEO & President Sanitary Ware Segment, will depart Ideal Standard effective June 30th.

Effective July 1st, Jan Peter Tewes, co-CEO and President Fittings Segment will assume the role of sole CEO.

Image: Jan Peter Tewes and Jonas Nilsson

Jonas Nilsson joined Ideal Standard in 2019 as Chief Operating Officer and, in 2021, was appointed as co-CEO alongside Jan Peter Tewes. Jonas will depart having led the successful reconfiguration of Ideal Standard’s manufacturing footprint and streamlining of our logistics networks. Under his leadership, our operations functions have significantly improved their performance across all areas, and continue to target higher levels of quality, cost efficiency, and supply chain optimisation.

At the same time as paying tribute to Jonas Nilsson for his significant contributions to the company, the Board and shareholders congratulate Jan Peter Tewes on his elevation to the position of sole CEO. As the Company’s co-CEO since 2021 and former Chief Commercial Officer, Jan Peter Tewes is ideally placed to lead Ideal Standard in its further development, building on the leadership and vision he has already shown.

About Ideal Standard International
Ideal Standard International is a leading manufacturer of sanitaryware and fittings products in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, providing a broad range of branded products for residential and non[1]residential end-markets in more than 100 countries. The Company manufactures products for all product categories in the sanitaryware and fittings markets and its multi-category offerings have positioned it to be a ‘one-stop shop’ solution for its customers. Ideal Standard International enjoys leading market positions in several of the largest sanitaryware and fittings products markets in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The Company sells its products under a series of well-known international and national brands including Ideal Standard, Porcher and Armitage Shanks

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