Robert Craven joins Maars Living Walls as Managing Director for North America
Maars, the provider of interior wall solutions around the world, announced that it has named Robert Craven as Managing Director for Maars US Inc. in North America.
Robert Craven will manage the Maars sales and marketing efforts for North America. With several new innovative products and systems launching in 2016, Robert joins Maars at a pivotal time. “I am honored and grateful for this opportunity to join Maars because I think it’s a great company with tremendous potential in North America”, said Robert. “Maars produces innovative, relevant and beautifully designed products every day and our portfolio is unlike anything else on the market. This is a unique opportunity for me to leverage my experience and work directly with the growing Maars team to increase brand awareness and distribution in the US market and beyond,” said Robert Craven.
Before joining Maars, Robert Craven worked as Vice President of Sales for Wilkhahn Inc. At Wilkhahn, Robert was instrumental in expanding Wilkhahn’s US presence by establishing an independent rep group network and managing key global accounts for the brand. Prior to Wilkhahn, Robert held sales positions at Interface, Knoll and Steve Maturo & Associates. Robert holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with emphasis in finance and marketing from the University of Missouri. He brings over 15 years of experience in the contract industry and his awareness of workplace trends will be valuable assisting Maars achieve greater recognition in North America.
Based in The Netherlands, Maars combines 70 years of experience effortlessly merging special innovation, aesthetics and performance for partition walls. Maars offers both standard and customized solutions for offices, airports, retail and hospitality environments. They have also been active and have taken the lead with applications for hospitals, public institutions and universities. Maars always pushes the boundaries and is continually making progress in the fields of design, soundproofing, multimedia and fireproofing. The integration of new high-tech systems and intelligent solutions within the walls creates so many unique opportunities. Maars strives to make quoting, ordering and installation easy for its customers and continuously expands their dealer network throughout the USA.