Ambitious pipe stockholder appoints UK MD

Special Piping Materials, the stockholder and supplier of pipes, fittings, and flanges has appointed Alex Forth as the new Managing Director in the UK, as well as Regional Director for Australia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.

Alex is an industry expert, having been with the Group for 11 years, previously heading up the Singaporean and Australian divisions and being fundamental in establishing the office in Dubai. He will be based in Dukinfield, Cheshire which is also the global headquarters for the company.

Alex will work to coordinate project work across the UK, Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Australia while reinforcing Special Piping Materials’ commitment to its clients and stakeholders. He joins the company’s senior management team which is led by Founder Les Buckley and Group Director Paul Buckley. In Singapore, Steve Chee has taken over as General Manager, while Mark Davey continues to operate as Sales Director in the company’s Perth office.

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