Methven, the global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, has appointed The Right Agency to handle its trade PR following a competitive pitch.

Established in New Zealand in 1886, Methven – with offices in New Zealand, Australia, the UK, the UAE and the Far East – has earned a reputation across its international customer base for designing and manufacturing innovative, high quality, water and energy efficient products.

The UK company operates under a two tier brand strategy, the Methven brand, which was launched in the UK in April 2011 and well established shower and tap brand Deva.

Business-to-business specialists, The Right Agency will look after all of the trade PR for both the Methven and Deva brands, whilst consumer specialists Umpf will focus on raising awareness of the brand through consumer PR.