Iain Herity appointed as new managing director for London and the Home Counties region
BLUE Group, a leading supplier of materials processing equipment, have announced the appointment of Iain Herity as the company’s managing director for London and the Home Counties.
Mr Herity has a wealth of product development experience and customer knowledge, particularly in the London area. He began his career with Powerscreen in 1985 before being recruited by Extec to assist with the launch of the business in 1988. Mr Herity was integral to the expansion and development of the business, and after 20 years of growth he went on to oversee the amalgamation with Fintec and subsequent sale to Sandvik in 2007.
Blue Group director, Austin Carey, commented: ‘We are delighted to welcome Iain to the group. His achievements within the industry have been immense with the creation and evolution of key brands. Furthermore, his experience means he has longstanding relationships with our existing key accounts in the South East. To secure the services of someone of Iain’s stature within the sector clearly demonstrates Blue’s reputation as a leader within the industry.’
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Herity said: ‘It is a privilege to be joining Blue. No other company held their appeal and I am very much looking forward to getting started...I am confident that I can help continue that trend by improving efficiencies and, ultimately, increasing profitability.’