Keyline has announced a new management team for its Utilities division.

New managers Dean Wheatley, Haydn Probert and Ed Pemberton have been recruited into the division, along with Boyd Rowland. The division has been set-up to develop a larger market share for Keyline in the utilities distribution market.

Mr Wheatley has joined Keyline as utilities business development manager for Yorkshire, Northumberland and Lancashire, while Haydn Probert is the new business development manager for the central region, which runs from Nottingham to Wales and through to Cornwall in the South West.

All the new managers have a wealth of utilities knowledge and experience. Leeds-based Mr Wheatley worked for a structural plastic pipe manufacturer for just over a year before joining Keyline. Prior to that he worked at Burdens as a business development manager in utilities for 15 years.

Mr Probert, based in South Wales, joins Keyline's Utilities division having formerly worked for the company for around 18 years in roles such as a senior key account manager and as a branch manager. He said: "Keyline has a comprehensive network of branches, with 16 of them stocked with utilities solutions, which means we're ideally placed to serve utilities contractors and companies around the UK."

Mr Pemberton, based in Northampton, is the team's Utilities business development manager and is tasked with growing Keyline's framework business in the South East. He has worked for Keyline for four years in various roles, including account manager and branch manager.

Southampton-based Mr Rowland, national business manager, has been managing the company's traffic management business, which primarily supports utilities contractors with barriers, signs and insulated tools. Before joining Keyline, Boyd was at Parkers Merchanting.