Executive appointment at Benx strengths technical service across group

The Benx Group has appointed a new Group Technical Director in a move that sees technical strength and expertise across the external wall solutions group brought together for the first time.

Jon Bourne, who has over 20 years of technical experience in the drywall industry, joins the team from one of Europe’s leading plasterboard manufacturers. He will be working across the Benx Group, which includes SPSenvirowall, a leading supplier of external wall insulation and render, building boards and façades specialist RCM, and La Roc, experts in through-coloured render systems.

His appointment aims to build further upon the group’s technical excellence and reputation for innovation and development in the external wall sector.

Speaking about his appointment, Jon said: “Our focus is to continue to develop our people and their skills across the group. We have some superb talent in-house and we want to utilise it to the fullest to provide the best technical support and service for our customers.

“Innovation will also be a focal point for me. The group is known for its customer-led innovation, ensuring we have the right products at the right price, so we will continue to talk to our customers and the industry to keep on making strides forward in product development and service.

“SPSenvirowall, RCM and La Roc all share the same vision for the group and their individual businesses in the market. Their collective strength allows us to push forward and grow even further.”

Ian Wilson, CEO at the Benx Group, said “We aspire to be the supplier of choice in our target sectors. We are delighted to welcome Jon to the executive team. His knowledge and experience will further strengthen our technical service and product development capabilities, which are at the forefront of our strategy.”

The Benx Group is a leading provider of products and solutions that enhance, protect and add value to buildings through innovation, technology, and practical experience.

La Roc (trading as Ecorend) develops and supplies an extensive range of through-coloured render systems, including monocouche one coat, silicone, acrylic and mineral thin coat variants.

Supplying specialist building boards, façades, breather membranes and airtightness solutions, RCM is a leading supplier of complete through wall solutions to the UK construction industry.

SPSenvirowall is a leading supplier of external wall insulation (EWI) and façade systems, high-quality decorative renders and cladding to the building and construction industry for new build and refurbishment applications.