Rob Marais has been appointed as managing director/president of Oceania for the Chamberlain Group, the leading marketer and manufacturer of access control products for residential and commercial applications.

James Roberts, CEO, says, “With Rob Marais we have found a leader who has consistently driven strong growth, built high performing teams and delivered meaningful operational results. I am confident rob’s expertise will guide our Oceania team to success.”

Marais says he is very excited to be joining the group.

“I look forward to fuelling growth with innovative new product solutions and exceptional customer service.”

Prior to joining Chamberlain, Marais served as CEO of Ozito industries. He brings more than 20 years of general management, marketing and sales leadership experience with several multinational companies including Whirlpool, Gillette and Nestle.

He holds an undergraduate degree from Wits Tech Johannesburg and a master of business administration from Henley Business School.