New marketing director

Customade has appointed Rachel Smith as its group marketing director, strengthening its senior management team. Rachel brings considerable experience to the fenestration business, having worked at Polypipe, Bristan Group and Aliaxis UK.

She said: “I am very happy to be joining an innovative and forward-thinking business at a very exciting time. By conducting market research, closely monitoring trends and analysing new market opportunities, I aim to ensure our products and solutions remain at the cutting edge of the sector for the benefit of our valued customers.”

Nick Roberts, CEO of Customade, added: “We are delighted to welcome Rachel to the Customade team. She brings unbeatable skills and experience which can only bring enormous benefits to the business as a whole.”