MONTREAL, June 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - MAAX BATH INC. has announced that David Van der Wee joined the company
as Vice President of Operations on June 3, 2013.
Mr. Van der Wee will report directly to Mark Gold, President and CEO of
MAAX Bath Inc.
David Van der Wee joins MAAX after spending more than sixteen years with
Pratt & Whitney Canada in roles of increasing responsibility in both
Operations and Marketing. David began his career as a manufacturing
engineer and quickly rose to more senior roles through demonstrated
leadership, teamwork and a solid track record of exceeding objectives.
Throughout David's career in Operations, he led the implementation of
lean manufacturing and game-changing technologies to drive operational
excellence, culminating in his role as Director, Canadian Manufacturing
and Operations Strategy. David spent his last 3 years as Vice-President
Marketing, Business Aviation, where he was responsible for developing
all aspects of customer relationships in his market segment.
His unique experience and skill-set make him a valuable addition to the
MAAX team. "David is a natural leader with a great track record of
business transformation and customer focus. We are confident that his
contribution will be valuable for the entire management team", said
Mark Gold, President and CEO of MAAX Bath Inc.
"With his leadership and hands-on approach, David has always surrounded
himself with the right people and builds solid teams that deliver
exceptional results. This is in line with MAAX's objectives and will
help us improve our existing structure" he added.
As Vice-President of Operations, David Van der Wee will coordinate the
creation and implementation of an operations strategy to support the
core drivers of MAAX's strategic plan.
He will strengthen MAAX's manufacturing operations leadership, focusing
on product quality, delivery performance, forecast accuracy and
inventory planning, among others.
MAAX Bath Inc. is a leading North American manufacturer of trend-setting and
award-winning bathroom products, such as tubs, showers and shower
doors, for the residential housing market. MAAX wants its customers to
"enjoy the experience" by offering stylish and innovative quality
products coupled with world-class customer service practices that make
doing business easy and efficient for all. MAAX offerings are available
through specialty boutiques, plumbing wholesalers and home improvement
MAAX Bath Inc., founded more than 40 years ago in Quebec, employs more
than 1,300 people and currently operates eight manufacturing
facilities, three North-American customer care centers and an expansive
showroom and distribution network throughout the United States and
Canada. MAAX's focus on providing clients the ultimate experience in
bathware products drives its Research and Development department to
design and engineer innovative new products.
For further information:
MAAX Bath Inc.