Breedon reveals new finance boss

Breedon, the Coalville construction materials group, has announced that James Brotherton will join the executive management team as chief financial officer designate on 1st January 2021.

Brotherton was CFO of Tyman between 2010 and 2019, prior to which he was director of corporate development for five years.

As announced on 6 October, Rob Wood, Breedon’s current group finance director, will succeed Pat Ward as chief executive upon Ward’s retirement during 2021.

Breedon’s chairman, Amit Bhatia, said: “We are tremendously pleased to welcome James to Breedon. He brings significant construction sector and corporate development experience, including in the areas of finance, strategy, operational efficiency, M&A and business integration. The Board is confident James will build a strong partnership with Rob to deliver further growth and strategic progress in the next stage of Breedon’s development.”