Family-run building products supplier revamps senior management structure

Second generation family-run and owned General Building Plastics (GB Plastics) has announced a new senior management structure, with the appointment of current co-director Alan Sutherland to the new role of managing director.

The retailer and supplier of quality low maintenance building products to the trade and DIY sectors, has its head office in Rugeley, Staffordshire and a network of office and trade counters in six key locations across the Midlands.

Alan becomes GB Plastics’ sole shareholder, whilst sister Wendy Hill is to step down as joint Director but will continue to work in the business as a consultant alongside exploring new opportunities elsewhere.

“Wendy and I have worked hard to create a clear vision for the future of GB Plastics,” says Alan, “to form a clear management structure that will allow us all to move to a positive future.

“We see our joint decision as the start of a new chapter and us all moving forwards in the same direction to ensure continued growth and success for the business and all our staff.