Lakesmere appoints Jon Fearn to oversee northern operations

image001 (1)Roofing, cladding and complete building envelope specialist the Lakesmere Group has appointed Jon Fearn to the role of business development technical manager for its northern operations.

Jon brings with him over 30 years’ industry experience and specific knowledge of the aluminium glazing systems market, having previously held positions with Kier Group and several other construction companies.

In his new role with Lakesmere North, Jon will work closely with the regional teams in Cannock, Atrincham and Glasgow to nurture and develop new and existing relationships with select main contractors, architects and developers and to further strengthen the company’s position as the preferred building envelope provider in the region.

Jon Fearn
Jon Fearn

Jon said: “With the Northern Powerhouse initiative increasing in momentum it is a very exciting time to join Lakesmere and to play such an active role in developing the company’s strategic partnerships across Scotland, the Midlands and Northern England.

“In my view, Lakesmere is uniquely positioned in the industry as a specialist that is both highly skilled and experienced in the delivery of complex and challenging envelope solutions, with a commitment to innovation and technical excellence that is unmatched anywhere else in the industry. My entire career has been focussed on the building envelope sector and I am thrilled to be able to continue that tradition by embarking on a new challenge with Lakesmere.”

David Gray, regional managing director for Lakesmere North, added: “Jon’s appointment represents a key stage in the ongoing growth of our northern operations as this is the first time that there has been a dedicated business development team member based in the region. This combination of local knowledge and a wealth of industry experience will make Jon a valuable asset to both the Lakesmere North team and the business as a whole.”

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