Clive Summerfield has joined civil engineering and groundwork material specialist Rudridge as a regional director.

Beginning his merchant career in 1982, Mr Summerfield has worked for Keyline for the last 17 years as both branch manager at Basingstoke and Reading, and as a regional director for the South West and Wales since 2008. He brings with him a wealth of expertise to support the Rudridge team.

He will be responsible for leading the four Rudridge branches to ensure that the operations deliver a market leading service to customers including sharing best practice and making the most of the team’s combined strengths.

CMr Summerfield said: “I’m really excited about the new opportunity and challenge. The Rudridge family is a successful, high performing team and I am really looking forward to supporting my new colleagues in my role as regional director.”