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Stephen joined Hanson PLC in October 2002 and has held a variety of senior management roles within the HeidelbergCement Group since that time. Stephen was appointed managing director of Hanson Building Products in August 2012 and will, upon Admission, be appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Stephen is a Principal of the Construction Products Association, a Director of the Brick Development Association and a Director of the Aircrete Products Association and holds a Bachelor of Arts with honours degree in Economics from Kingston University, London, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Cranfield School of Management.
Chief Financial Officer
Shatish was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Group in December 2015 and will, upon Admission, be appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Shatish started his career with KPMG as a Chartered Accountant and thereafter was an Executive Consultant within KPMG’s management consulting business. Between 1990 and 1997, Shatish was Group Chief Accountant of Blue Circle Industries Plc (now part of Lafarge) in London and thereafter Chief Financial Officer of Blue Circle South America, based in Chile. In 2003, Shatish became Group Financial Controller at De La Rue plc and in 2005 was appointed as an alternate Non-Executive Director at Camelot Group Plc. Thereafter, in 2008, Shatish was appointed Chief Financial Officer at TT Electronics plc and has recently held the role of public member at Network Rail. Shatish holds a double first class Bachelor of Arts with honours degree in Mathematics from Oxford University and a Master of Business Administration degree from London Business School.
Director of Finance & Company Secretary
Ben was appointed Company Secretary in January 2016 and has been Finance Director of Forterra Building Products since January 2014. Ben joined Hanson PLC in 2006, and has held a variety of senior finance and strategy roles within the UK business of the HeidelbergCement Group since that time. Ben is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honours in Accounting and Finance from the University of the West of England.
Managing Director, Bespoke Products
Matthew joined Hanson PLC in 2004 as European IT Director and was appointed as Managing Director of Designs Solutions of Hanson Building Products in February 2011. Prior to joining the Group, Matthew held senior IT roles at MITIE Group PLC and FirstGroup PLC. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Science with honours degree in Physical Electronic Engineering with Professional Studies from Lancaster University, is a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and is vice president and Director of the British Precast Concrete Federation.
Adam joined the Group in March 2016 as Commercial Director. Prior to that, Adam was National Sales Director at Jewson, Sales and Marketing Director at Tata Steel and held the role of Managing Director, as well as various other senior management positions, at Corus Colorsteels. Adam holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Warwick Business School and a Bachelor of Science with honours degree in Physics from Manchester University.
George joined Forterra Building Products in 2013 as Operations Director. Prior to that, George was UK Industrial Director for Monier Redland UK Limited, and held a number of senior operations roles, including with Nestle UK, Smith and Nephew Medical and Motorola UK. George holds a Bachelor of Science with honours degree in Chemical and Process Engineering from the Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.