New general manager for Express Asphalt
Aggregate Industries strengthen asphalt offering with appointment of Gary Brennand
AGGREGATE Industries have appointed Gary Brennand as the new general manager of their Express Asphalt business, effective 2 November. He succeeds Vicky Smith, who was recently named as the new managing director of Spadeoak – Aggregate Industries’ specialist contracting business.
Mr Brennand (pictured), who began his career as in the industry a quarry-based aggregates and asphalt technician, joined Aggregate Industries in 2018 as an area manager for Midlands Ready-Mix and currently holds the post of general manager of Asphalt Midlands.
He has more than 20 years’ experience in the construction materials sector, having held a number of senior positions across various aggregate, asphalt, cement and ready-mixed concrete businesses.
He will report directly to Chris Hudson, managing director of asphalt, who will lead the Asphalt Midlands management team, pending the appointment of a permanent replacement for Mr Brennand.
Mr Hudson said: ‘I’d like to congratulate Gary on his new position. Given his knowledge, varied experience and success, I look forward to him taking up the mantle from Vicky; his appointment will undoubtedly bolster our burgeoning Express Asphalt division.
‘I’m confident he will further grow the business, supply the highest level of products and innovative services to our customers, who remain at the heart of everything we do.’
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Brennand said: ‘While the construction materials sector faces unprecedented challenges ahead due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are also exciting opportunities to make life easier and more convenient for our valued customers.’