Glixtone: Keith Porter has been
named regional manager for Scotland
and the northeast, marking the first
appointment the company has made
since it was acquired by Blackfriar
Paints in the spring.
Mr. Porter has more than 10 years
of field work in protective structural
coatings. He will provide specification
and product and application advice to
local authorities, housing associations
and other specifiers and private contractors.
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