Knauf Insulation has announced the appointment of Mike Ormesher to the company’s board as technical director, Northern Europe.
Mike joins Knauf Insulation with more than 25 years industry experience, much of which was gained in senior positions with CRH Plc – most recently as director and general manager of Unidek Ltd.
In his new role, Mike will lead the technical function of the business across all of Knauf Insulation’s Northern European sites. He will build on the company’s existing innovations and strategies, with a particular focus on research and development.
Mike will be working closely with a number of project teams to develop new technologies, products and processes that will further strengthen the company’s position as a leading insulation manufacturer.
Mike comments: “I am delighted to be joining such an expert and professional organisation and am impressed already by the level of intelligence and expertise I have seen. The culture and professional attitudes towards the industry and the challenges it faces have made me determined to take this role to the next level and ensure that Knauf Insulation continues to be at the forefront of the industry.
The construction industry as a whole is facing a plethora of new demands and ever increasing legislation and although there are many challenges, there are also many opportunities. Knauf Insulation is perfectly positioned to be a key player globally and I am looking forward to working with this positive team and being part of that exciting future.”