Alan’s a driving force in roof tile business
One of the senior managers at Lochmabenbased Russell Roof Tiles is celebrating a major milestone.
After first joining as a graduate trainee manager, Alan Young, now 40, is regional sales director and is celebrating 15 years with the firm.
Employing 61 people at its Lochamben site, Russell Roof Tiles is a leading independent roof tile manufacturer and over the years, Alan’s roles have included sales executive in the north west, area manager for Scotland and north- east England and regional sales manager for Scotland and north England.
He says that since he joined the industry he has seen many changes. The evolution of technology, he says, has taken great steps forward across manufacturing and construction.
Reflecting on the past 15 years, Alan said: “The people at Russell Roof Tiles are what makes the business. Everyone works as a team. Everyone works hard, but it is rewarding – not just monetary, but with recognition where it is due and it’s good to see results from that hard work too.”
In recognition of his long service, Alan was presented with an award by Andrew Hayward.
Mr Hayward, managing director at Russell Roof Tiles, said: “Alan is a fantastic member of the team and a real asset to the business and we’re delighted that he’s achieved his long service award – the first of many we hope.” Alan Young, of Lochmaben’s Russell Roof Tiles, receives his award from managing director Andrew Hayward