Gary has been in the construction materials industry for 17 years, starting his career as an aggregates and asphalt technician before moving on to commercial, operational and general management roles in companies such as Aggregate Industries, Hope Cement and The Breedon Group. He has an extensive range of expertise, skills and qualifications, including an MBA in Business Administration, which will prove invaluable for reinforcing and realising DBG’s ambitions going forward.
Gary said of his appointment, “I’m really excited to be part of the DBG team, it’s an ambitious business with the opportunity to grow worldwide, something which really appeals to me. My background encompasses aggregates, ready mix concrete and cementitious materials and so I hope I can bring some valuable experience and ideas to the company and help the business to continue to grow and thrive.”
DBG’s CEO, Wayne Zakers, commented, “Gary is a great addition to the team here at DBG. His market knowledge, commercial acumen and breadth of experience is remarkable, and exactly what we’d hoped for when recruiting this role. His real concern for people creates a considerate leadership style, coupled with a passion for understanding and exceeding customer requirements; this will build on our existing ethos of unparalleled, high service. I look forward to working closely with Gary in the years to come, in taking DBG through the next exciting phase of growth, and in building on our proud history.”