High-profile appointment at Aggregate Industries
Joanne Wilkins becomes new head of firm’s ready-mixed concrete and asphalt divisions
AGGREGATE Industries have strengthened their asphalt and ready-mixed concrete divisions with the high-profile appointment of new head of business development, Joanne Wilkins.
A rising star in the construction industry, Ms Wilkins brings with her an extraordinary track record of successfully delivering product development and growth strategies, having spent more than 11 years with construction giant Carillion, most recently as product development director.
Already active in her new position at Aggregate Industries, she is tasked with driving sales and development of the firm’s asphalt and concrete performance products, as well as spearheading the growth of value-added services.
With Aggregate Industries recently named as ‘Endorsed Employer of Women’ by WORK180, a pioneering jobs platform that pre-screens employers to ensure they support women’s careers, Ms Wilkins is passionate about supporting the company’s ambitious plans to build a more inclusive and diverse workforce.
Commenting on her appointment, she said: ‘I am delighted to join the Aggregate Industries team and look forward to further developing the strong, customer-focused culture that the asphalt and ready-mixed concrete business is already renowned for.
‘My focus will be on collaborative planning, bringing both teams closer together and using our in-depth market and product knowledge to drive sustainable growth opportunities.
‘The infrastructure sector will continue to be a key area of growth for Aggregate Industries over the coming years. As such, by providing real innovation through a truly diverse workforce, pioneering products and value-added services, we hope to build on our position as the supply partner of choice on some of the country’s most ambitious projects.’