In order to support the growth across several different product areas, Birtley Group has appointed James Matthews as Group Sales Director.

James started his career as a Graduate Trainee at Travis Perkins and held various positions within Travis Perkins and Harcros before making a transition into manufacturing. He has held senior roles in both Hepworth and Wavin and Wienerberger Brick prior to joining Birtley Group. James will hold overall responsibility for the range of brands under Birtley Group; Expamet, Birtley Lintels and Bowater Doors.