Haldane Group has announced the appointment of Peter Hindle MBE to the position of Regional Chairman at the company’s operations in England and the Isle of Man.

With experience spanning four decades, Hindle led the growth of Jewson in his role as Managing Director before becoming CEO and General Delegate of Saint-Gobain in the UK, Ireland, and South Africa, where he oversaw global expansion. 

Hindle was awarded an MBE in 2009 for services to the Building Industry and Charity.

Speaking of the appointment, Ian Haldane, Chairman of Haldane Group, commented: “It is a pleasure to welcome Peter to the Haldane Group Board. Peter brings with him a wealth of knowledge and insight obtained through his impressive career in the construction suppliers’ industry.

“Peter has had an immeasurable impact on the builders’ merchants’ sector, leading numerous companies through large periods of growth and expansion to become key global players within the market.

“We have exciting plans to grow the business in the next 5 years, backed by a significant investment in talent development, digitalisation, organic growth and continuous improvement plans, green field development, acquisition and sustainability.

“The strategy is clear, and the roadmap measured.

“Peter is joining us at a time where his wide-ranging experience and skillset will undoubtedly prove an invaluable asset to the business.”

Hindle added: “Having worked in this industry for many years, I am looking forward to contributing to the development of the Haldane Group and working with the wider senior management team to ensure long-term strategies are delivered.”