Following the appointment of Philip Johns as SIG UK Managing Director in March, leading European supplier of specialist building materials SIG has announced the new SIG UK Board of Directors.

There is a return to SIG for David Hope and Richard Burnley as Divisional Managing Directors North and South respectively for the Distribution business, which includes SIG Insulation, Construction Accessories and Fixings.

Hope has spent over 22 years in the industry including 10 years at SIG where latterly he held the position of Sales & Marketing Director for SIG Distribution. While Burnley is joining SIG from his role as MD for Kingspan Insulations, he previously worked at SIG for 9 years holding various Director roles.

To drive the roofing part of SIG, additional appointments have been made to the UK leadership team with George King taking up the position of Divisional Managing Director South (Exteriors) and John Magee taking up the position of UK Operations Director. Both are well known within the industry.

Further to these appointments, Andy Williamson has joined SIG as part of the UK Leadership team in the position of Commercial Director. With over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry, including 11 years with the IKO Group where he held the position of Group Managing Director for 6 years, Williamson has strong relationships with customers and suppliers and is recognised for his work with the BMF and CPA.

Speaking about the appointments Philip Johns commented: “I am delighted to announce these appointments, I am now joined by a senior leadership team who boast a wealth of industry knowledge and hold strong relationships with both suppliers and our customers, which will be key to our success for the rest of 2020 and beyond”.