On 2 November Ralf Maurer will join Rubix as Chief Product Officer. Reporting to Group CEO Martin Thomsen, he will sit on the executive board and lead the category management function across the business.

Ralf joins from BPW Group – a provider of products and services for logistics and commercial vehicles – where he was the managing director of the aftermarket business. Before joining BPW Group he held senior executive positions at Europart and Carglass.

Over the course of his career Ralf has been responsible for marketing, product management, category management, exclusive brands, sales and customer operations.

Martin Thomsen, Group CEO, commented: “I am looking forward to welcoming Ralf to Rubix, and to the leadership team.

“He has held a number of board-level roles at market leading retail and wholesale organisations, delivering multiple successful category management transformation programmes. Alongside this, he brings a strong track record of establishing and growing exclusive brands at B2B businesses.

“We will benefit from this extensive experience as we continue to establish Rubix as the leading European distributor of industrial products and services.”