Aggregate Industries has strengthened its asphalt and ready mix concrete divisions with the high-profile appointment of Joanne Wilkins as its new Head of Business Development.
Wilkins is a rising star in the construction industry and has a track record of successfully delivering product development and growth strategies. She has spent over 11 years working for construction giant Carillion, most recently holding the post of Product Development Director for that company.
Wilkins is already active in her new role, in which she is tasked with driving sales and development of the firm’s market-leading asphalt and concrete performance products. In addition to this, Wilkins is responsible for spearheading the growth of value-added services.
Aggregate Industries was recently named by WORK180 as ‘Endorsed Employer of Women’. WORK180 is a pioneering jobs platform that pre-screens employers to ensure that they support women’s careers. Wilkins has stated that she is passionate about supporting Aggregate Industries’ ambitious plans to build a more inclusive and diverse workforce.
“I am delighted to join the Aggregate Industries team and look forward to further developing the strong, customer focused culture that the asphalt and ready mix concrete business is already renowned for,” said Wilkins. “My focus will be on collaborative planning, bringing both teams closer together and using our in-depth market and product knowledge to drive sustainable growth opportunities.
“The infrastructure sector will continue to be a key growth area for Aggregate Industries over the coming years. As such, by providing real innovation through a truly diverse workforce, pioneering products, and value-added products, we hope to build on our position as the supply partner of choice on some of the country’s ambitious projects.”
Aggregate Industries is at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials.
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