Lytag FZE announce Middle East appointment
LIGHTWEIGHT aggregate suppliers Lytag FZE have solidified their position in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states by appointing Matthew Carton to the newly created role of specification sales manager – GCC.
Mr Carton, who has extensive experience working with the construction, design and engineering sectors in both the UK and the Middle East, joined Lytag FZE’s new Sharjah office on 27 September.
Lytag FZE are the sole supplier of Lytag lightweight aggregate (LWA), a secondary material often used to create lightweight screeds and structural or precast concrete, or as a fill. It has been used in a number of projects in Abu Dhabi, Qatar and Dubai, including the expansion of Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport.
MR Carton’s role will be to engage with existing and potential users of the product throughout the GCC region, as well as providing technical support to ready-mixed concrete, screed and precast producers.
Andy Doel, managing director of Lytag FZE, said: ‘Matthew’s appointment will enable us to continue the growth of our business and our brand in the GCC. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the sector and in the region. This will bring a valuable new dynamic to our team in the UAE and I am confident that he will be a valuable asset to our business.’
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Carton said: ‘Lytag FZE bring something genuinely new and innovative to construction here in the GCC and I am delighted to have joined the business as the construction industry is looking to recovery.
‘In this role, I will be involved in a project from the concept stages, working with consultants, specifiers and design teams to identify how the use of Lytag LWA can bring the greatest benefit to the project. I’m looking forward to helping further develop the company in this region.’