Quanex Names New Managing Director for Edgetech UK

November 19th, 2015 by Editor
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Chris Alderson.

Quanex Building Products has appointed Chris Alderson as the managing director for its Edgetech UK business unit. Alderson served most recently as Bostik’s European Business Director, Assembly Solutions.

“Chris is well respected within the European insulating glass market, bringing a wealth of experience to his new role in the areas of leadership, planning, service and knowledge of the industrial and construction sectors in the U.K. and Europe,” said George Wilson, president, Quanex IG Systems. “His dedication to service and elevating the fenestration industry will make him a great asset to Quanex and, most importantly, to our customers.”

Alderson was with Bostik Europe for nearly 20 years, holding positions in sales, operations and executive management. He has a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Leicester Charles Keene College and has studied business management, strategic planning, management and leadership of multi-functional teams, communications and internal control and compliance. He is also active in industry organizations, currently serving as council board member for British Adhesives and Sealants Association (BASA).

Alderson will be based at Edgetech U.K.’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Coventry, England, which services both the U.K. and Ireland.

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