Icopal has recently welcomed Andrew Lawton as its new managing director. Mr Lawton brings with him over 20 years’ construction experience both nationally and globally.

Prior to Icopal, Mr Lawton was vice president of building, construction and agriculture at Polymer Group Incorporated, where he was responsible for long term strategic and profitability development, including marketing, product development and sales. This included fundamental restructuring of the European roofing and geosynthetic businesses in 2014.

Mr Lawton’s extensive experience in the UK construction sector has also seen him hold the positions of sales and marketing director at Sandtoft Roof Tiles, and head of commercial and export sales at NSG Pilkington Building Products.

Commenting on his new role at Icopal, Mr Lawton, said: “As a strong brand name in the waterproofing sector, Icopal is a great company to join. I am looking forward to leading the major supplier into its new era with GAF and continuing to grow business sales, product ranges and applications.”