SIG UK Exteriors to steer growth with key executive appointment

SIG UK Exteriorsthe leading specialist supplier of products, expertise and support across the roofing, roofline, windows and drainage markets – has announced the appointment of Andrew Wakelin as Managing Director.

Taking the helm with immediate effect, Andrew’s appointment serves to further strengthen the company’s leadership team and expertise across the building and construction markets.

Having held a leading position within SIG since first joining in 2007 as Commercial Director for the Building Plastics division, Andrew went on to fulfil the role of Commercial Director for SIG UK Exteriors for the last six years.

In addition, Andrew brings a wealth of executive experience outside of SIG to his new role having held various Managing Director positions in building and construction product businesses throughout his career.

Drawing on his passion for customer service, Andrew’s new role will focus on delivering customer-oriented solutions and new propositions that will be instrumental in driving growth for the businesses that make up SIG’s UK Exteriors division.

Commenting on his appointment, Robert Barclay, Managing Director SIG UK and Ireland said: “We are delighted to have Andrew in this key position. He played a pivotal role in our successful rebranding mission last year that saw SIG Roofing & Roofline and SIG Specialist Glazing Products merge to become SIG UK Exteriors. We are confident that he will be further instrumental in broadening our footprint in the roofing and building plastics market, by continuingtounify our brands with a complete customer proposition.”

Andrew said: “Our rebrand was driven by the desire to unite a number of our trading brands to offer customers a cohesive approach to supply and support, and I intend for this mission to continue. With an enviable reputation and proven reliability of service, our goal is to continue creating confidence in roofing and building plastics by engaging with our customers at all times, and providing a first class service.

“Over the last year, we have created great momentum, and with this set to continue, I am very excited by the opportunities that lie ahead,” concluded Andrew.