Second generation family-run and owned General Building Plastics (GB Plastics) has announced a new senior management structure, with the appointment of current co-director Alan Sutherland to the new role of managing director.

The retailer and specialist supplier of quality low maintenance building products to the trade and DIY sectors, has its head office in Rugeley, Staffordshire and a network of office and trade counters in six key locations across the Midlands.

Alan becomes GB Plastics’ sole shareholder, whilst Wendy is to step down as joint Director but will continue to work in the business as a consultant alongside exploring new opportunities elsewhere.