Humanscale, designer and manufacturer of high-performance ergonomic products, recently welcomed Elizabeth Margles to its Marketing Division in the role of Chief Marketing Officer. Margles comes to Humanscale with twenty years of experience in design, fashion and retail and a background in public relations and advertising.
Prior to joining Humanscale, Margles was Vice President, Marketing for North America and Latin America at Caesarstone for over five years. She has launched, grown, and extended brands across apparel, design, architecture and CPG industries. As the Vice President of Marketing for the Loblaw Companies, she introduced the PC Home décor and Joe Fresh Style fashion and cosmetic brands. Previously, Margles was head of marketing for luxury retailer Holt Renfrew, where she oversaw merchandising, loyalty, and customer segmentation and launched a new website and e-commerce platform.
In her new position at Humanscale, Margles will oversee the Marketing Division, with a focus on promoting the brand’s industry-leading designs and commitment to sustainability through on and off-line platforms across B2B and B2C channels.
“I am thrilled to join a company whose commitment to its products’ function, form, and materiality are unmatched in the industry. Being able to combine my professional experience and background in sustainability, while working alongside a visionary like Bob King is an opportunity of a lifetime. I can’t wait to tell the story of Humanscale.”
“I’m excited to welcome Liz to our senior team,” says Founder and CEO Bob King. “She brings strong leadership and a deep understanding of digital marketing in both B2B and B2C. Her expertise in the consumer space and high-end design will be invaluable as we develop our WFH business and continue to build our brand as the leader in innovation and environmental stewardship.”
Humanscale is the leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance ergonomic products that improve the health and comfort of work life. Through leveraging new technology in functional yet minimal designs, Humanscale transforms traditional offices into active intelligent workspaces. Committed to making a net positive impact on the earth as well as its customers, Humanscale offers award-winning products designed with a focus on function, simplicity and longevity. For more information, visit www.humanscale.com.
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