Quanex Building Products has appointed Chris Alderson to succeed Andy Jones in the position of managing director for its Edgetech UK business unit.

Mr Alderson has a proven track record for success in the UK’s insulating glass market, serving most recently as Bostik’s European business director, assembly solutions.

“Chris is well respected within the European insulating glass market, bringing a wealth of experience to his new role in the areas of leadership, planning, service and knowledge of the industrial and construction sectors in the UK and Europe,” said George Wilson, president, Quanex IG Systems. “His dedication to service and elevating the fenestration industry will make him a great asset to Quanex and, most importantly, to our customers.”

Commenting on his new role, Mr Alderson, said: “Edgetech UK is a thriving organisation with an excellent reputation in the UK and beyond. I’m looking forward to joining the team and continuing to uphold the tradition of excellence Edgetech’s customers expect.

Mr Alderson will be based at Edgetech UK’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Coventry, which services both the UK and Ireland.