Peter Colclough has been recruited in a newly created role, operations director, to drive efficiency and excellence in all areas of the business. Bringing a wealth of experience in the fenestration industry, Peter has held a number of management level positions within the Mottram and Latium Groups and more recently at the Epwin Group. At KAT, Peter will assume responsibility for Customer Services, Purchasing, Safety, Quality & Compliance as well as overseeing the Newhaven site.
Quality and Service at KAT
On joining, Peter said: “KAT is in a forerunning position in the market, with a comprehensive range of top quality products that is continually developing and growing. My job is to ensure the quality and service continues to evolve for our customers, through efficient customer relations and business improvement models. I look forward to adding my knowledge to KAT’s operations and being part of the ambitious growth plans.” Contact KAT
Development of Schuco Doors and Windows at KAT
Also joining the KAT team are Alex Phillips and James Horner. Alex has also assumed a new role as production and site manager at the Newhaven site, reporting to Peter. His role will involve the development of the Schüco product range and increasing manufacturing efficiency and capacity. Having previously held positions in operations management and engineering, Alex has worked on projects including McLaren Engine Assemble, Bugatti and Ford component manufacture to name but a few.
KAT After Sales Care
James has joined in the After Sales Care team, bringing building product experience and design education. A key resource to the team, his role will increase capacity for after sales enquiries including technical advice, service requirement and spare part supply.
The above three roles have enabled a strategic and positive restructure at KAT, with a number of special projects to be undertaken including the installation of a new Emmegi Quadra machining centre to drive capacity and efficiency of aluminium product manufacturer.
Chris Powell, managing director, KAT, said: “These additional key roles are not just a sign of our growth and success to date but a strategic move to ensure we are developing and improving every aspect of our business and can offer our customers the very best products anytime, anywhere in the UK and Ireland.
“We are delighted to welcome Peter, Alex and James on board and we look forward to the positive changes they will bring about to keep us at the forefront of the market.” Find out more about KAT
KAT manufacture doors, windows and roof glazing in uPVC and Aluminium. Visit the KAT website or call on 01625 439666.