Strengthened senior management

Dudley’s Aluminium has made five director-level appointments.

Selected by the company’s board of directors, the appointments are all internal promotions, rewarding the commitment and longevity of their staff.

Neil Andrews and Simon Hoggett have been appointed estimating director and sales director respectively.

Neil manages a team of three estimators, reviewing all tender enquiries to ensure that compliant and competitive bids are submitted for new projects. The estimating team led by Neil will liaise with sales director Simon, whose experience from 30 years within the aluminium curtain walling and window industry will support the development of existing and new client projects and further company growth, the company said.

Supporting clients from design to project completion, Neil Jones was appointed contracts director. Neil will oversee all projects from contract appointment, engaging with clients on the planning, coordination and programming of their projects, as well as ensuring that quality is delivered through supply and installation by internal employees and their supply chain.

Dudley’s Aluminium offers clients full in-house design and production facilities and within the design team Gary Smythe was appointed technical director. Gary oversees the design process of all secured projects, ensuring that his team prepare and present concise drawing packs in line with company guidelines and standards, and provides support to both the estimating and installation departments.

The final appointment sees Stephen Muir become commercial director. Stephen’s responsibilities include contract condition negotiations for main contractors, issuing sub-contract orders and payments to the company’s supply chain and supporting the planning of future projects.

Dudley’s managing director Colin Shorney said: “These appointments acknowledge the dedication of our team to positioning Dudley’s as a leading aluminium fabricator and will help us capitalise on new business opportunities.”