Latham, The Pool Company, the largest designer, manufacturer, and marketer of in-ground residential swimming pools in North America, Australia and New Zealand, announced the appointment of Sanjeev Bahl as COO, effective Jan. 24, 2022.
In this role, Bahl will lead Latham’s Global operations organization, overseeing all manufacturing, supply chain, EHS, quality, and engineering.
"Sanjeev has a strong track record of enhancing operational performance and delivering on supply chain and manufacturing goals at large, global organizations," said Scott Rajeski, president and CEO of Latham, The Pool Company. "He is the ideal candidate to lead our talented operations organization as we continue to reinvest in our business and expand our capacity to support our long-term growth."
Bahl most recently served as VP of Global Operations at Newell Brands, where he was responsible for all aspects of multi-site global operations including manufacturing, distribution, transportation, procurement, customer service, inventory management, complexity reduction and manufacturing, and sourcing finishing goods and supplier quality.
Bahl started his career as a consulting engineer at SPECS where he designed electrical systems for chemical processing plant projects and has since then served in leadership roles across a variety of companies including Carrier Corporation, Pratt and Whitney, Stanley Black & Decker and more.
"I am thrilled to be joining the Latham team at such an exciting time for the business," Bahl said. "Scott has built an incredible team with a strong focus on people, safety, product quality and exceptional customer experiences, and I look forward to leveraging my expertise in operations and supply chain management to build upon Latham’s strong foundation and support the continued growth of the business.”