Keyline has announced Paul Beaman as its new managing director following the departure of Kieran Griffin who has taken up the role of managing director at BSS.

Mr Beaman, who has worked at Keyline for two years, joined as head of category in July 2015 becoming regional director for the Midlands in April 2016, and most recently working as the company’s commercial director.

With 30 years’ experience in the industry working across all sectors, Mr Beaman is well placed to oversee the continued success and growth of the group.

Commenting on his new role, Mr Beaman said: “Where Keyline is heading is extremely exciting and I am looking forward to continuing to drive our success in what is an incredibly competitive and constantly evolving industry. The work we have done in the last four years ensures we have a great platform to continue to build on becoming the ‘first choice’ for civils and drainage materials with our customers.”

Andrew Matthewman has joined Keyline as national account manager following seven years as a national contract manager for plastic drainage provider Polypipe Civils.

Mr Matthewman will be responsible for overseeing and managing national contractor accounts across the UK, developing Keyline’s contractor portfolio, while focusing on ensuring the key components of sustainability, health and safety, technology, and customer service are delivered to a high standard.

Commenting on his new role, Mr Matthewman said: “The opportunities at Keyline to grow and develop are extensive so I am very excited about what lies ahead. The company has an enviable reputation for product and service delivery and I am keen to continue to drive this and maximise opportunities as much as possible.”

Picture caption: Paul Beaman has been appointed as managing director of Keyline.