Breedon Group has appointed Amit Bhatia as non-executive Deputy Chairman, with immediate effect

Bhatia joined Breedon’s board as a non-executive Director in August 2016, following the Group’s acquisition of Hope Construction Materials. He is a Director of Abicad Holding, a shareholder in Breedon, and Vice Chairman of Queens Park Rangers FC.

Breedon Group operates two cement plants and around 70 quarries, 40 asphalt plants, 200 ready-mixed concrete and mortar plants, nine concrete and clay products plants, four contract surfacing businesses, six import/export terminals and two slate production facilities. It employs nearly 3,000 people and has around 870 million tonnes of mineral reserves and resources. Its strategy is to grow organically and through the acquisition of businesses in the heavyside construction materials market.