Building on success at Waterloo
Tuesday July 17, 2018
After almost 35 years at Waterloo, Rick Edmondson is stepping aside from his position as Chairman, although he remains on the Board. Rick’s long service is almost matched by his brother Ron who takes over the position as Chairman. The day-to-day management of the business will be run by John Tiernan who moves into the Managing Director position, and Kate Searles as Commercial Director.
Incoming Chairman Ron says: “These are exciting times for Waterloo. After a record year in 2017, we are in a strong position. One of the long-term projects has been the implementation of a new software system at Waterloo, and that’s now in place. This makes it the best opportunity to ensure a smooth handover to John.
John, who joined Waterloo four years ago, adds: “Our ‘customer first’ strategy was put in place several years ago and is at the core of our current success. Contractors and building engineers are under more pressure to deliver projects on time. As a component manufacturer we understand the importance of our position in the supply chain. Kate and I will maintain the focus on our customers’ experiences and we are looking forward to settling into our new positions at Waterloo.”