Ibstock Brick has announced the appointment of Mihailo Simeunovich as Head of Design and Technical Services.
Mihailo brings with him extensive expertise in the field of design and technical support and value proposition understanding for both technical service and new product development. Prior to joining the leading brick manufacturer, Mihailo spent 20 years working for Marshalls plc, with his last two roles as National Design Manager and latterly as Group NPD (New Product Development) and Innovation Manager.
In his new role, he will have responsibility for the CAD and Estimating, External Design Advisors and Customer Technical Services teams with a focus on supporting the customer’s journey and their technical information requirements. Mihailo will also lead Ibstock Brick’s new product development.
Of his appointment, Mihailo said: “It is an exciting time to be joining Ibstock Brick. The role covers both aspects of the positions I held at Marshalls plc so it was an ideal opportunity. My aim is to strengthen the technical offering and lead product development so we can meet the changing demands for product and service. There is a strong team at Ibstock Brick and by sharing my knowledge and expertise and understanding the customer and future trends we can take our offering in all areas to the next level.”
Andy Batterham, Group Technical & Innovation Director at Ibstock plc, said: “Mihailo has extensive knowledge that will add value to our business, helping us respond to our customers changing brick requirements. We are delighted to welcome him to our team. With his expertise I am confident our business will be able to achieve its targets and continue to offer our customers exceptional levels of service and support.”