Vardis is proud to support Forterra Building Products in its appointments of Martin Sutherland as an Independent Non-Executive Director
Martin Sutherland is the Chief Executive Officer of De La Rue plc.
Prior to joining De La Rue in 2014, Martin held senior management roles at BAE Systems plc and Detica plc.
Paul Lester CBE, Chairman of Forterra commented "I am delighted that Martin Sutherland has agreed to join the Board of Forterra at a key stage in the Company's development. Martin has gained extensive board level experience over many years and he will be a valuable addition to the Board.
Forterra, formerly Hanson Building Products, is a leading supplier of building materials in the UK with approximately 1,600 employees and 18 manufacturing locations. The company is the leader in manufactured masonry products, with strong market positions in bricks, blocks and speciality products such as permeable block paving, precast concrete and chimney and roofing solutions. In 2015, it delivered earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation of GBP71.0 million on revenue of GBP290.0 million.