ARC Building Solutions (ARC), the award-winning manufacturer of specialist cavity fire barriers and cavity closers, has announced that Chris Sexton will take on the role of National Sales Manager.

The newly created role will focus on strengthening the company's national proposition in merchants and distributors, as well as supporting its technical sales teams across the country.  

With over 18 years' experience in insulation and fire-related products, Sexton brings a wealth of technical knowledge and expertise to the role. Having held senior positions at both Rockwool and Knauf Insulation, he understands the sector and the requirements of its stakeholders – something he will build upon with ARC.

On his appointment, Sexton said: "ARC is a business moving in the right direction. The industry today demands different things of manufacturers and ARC is at the forefront of this new way of working. We understand the challenges customers face every day and we're committed to developing solutions that make a real difference.

"Safer homes and buildings – that's the goal. That means innovation, but also engagement at every touchpoint. This is central to our objective. There are ambitious plans in place and I'm proud to join such a forward-thinking and innovative business and I'm excited to see what we can achieve together".

Director of Sales and Specification, Aaron Sharp is confident that Sexton is the right man to take ARC to the next level, he said: "Chris is a widely respected and well-regarded salesperson with a broad experience in the industry. His knowledge and expertise will be invaluable as we grow our product range and customer base. 

“Our proposition is about more than just products – it's about solving challenges, providing expert support and demonstrating added value. I am certain Chris will thrive in the role and bring something new and exciting to ARC."