Ian, who officially joined the business at the start of May, has previously held leadership positions across the construction industry, spending the last six of his 23-year tenure at RMD Kwikform as its CEO/ Divisional Managing Director. During this time, he was responsible for all aspects of the business, including its 1,500 staff and operations in over 40 countries with a turnover of £200m. Prior to RMD Kwikform, Ian was the Commercial Services Director at Lafarge, serving on the Aggregates and Concrete UK Executive Board.
PERI is confident that Ian’s experience and knowledge of the industry will enable him to successfully lead the business towards its long-term goals.
Commenting on Ian’s appointment, Alasdair Stables said: “It’s been a privilege to work for PERI over the last ten years, and whilst I’m looking forward to my forthcoming sabbatical, I am delighted to handover to Ian. His experience and character suit PERI perfectly, and it’s a great feeling to be leaving the business in such capable hands to care for our customers.”
Commenting on his appointment, Ian Hayes, said: “I’m delighted to be joining PERI, a business that is well respected all over the world. Alasdair has successfully led the business over the last 10 years and has grown PERI’s presence in the UK construction market. I’d like to thank him and wish him well for the future. The UK market continues to present new and exciting opportunities for further growth and customer service, which I have great ambition for and look forward to achieving with the entire PERI team.”