Aliva strengthens team with duo of appointments

The UK leader in façade design, Aliva UK, is continuing to expand its national workforce with two new senior appointments.

Industry expert Ken Hardy joins as UK-wide Sales and Business Development Director, and Tim James has been appointed as Aliva’s project manager for London and the South East.

With more than 27 years’ experience in the construction industry, including the last 14 years specifically in the building envelope sector, Ken joins Aliva UK to support continued business growth.

Ken Hardy, Aliva Sales and Business Development Director

His role at Aliva UK will integrate his knowledge of a wide range of cladding systems – his strong portfolio of past projects include Mast Quay (London) and Moorways Sport Village (Derby).

Ken will use his skills and expertise to strengthen services for new and existing clients in the Midlands and across the UK, working closely with the sales and project management team.

Most recently working for Sika UK, Tim brings with him 15 years of sector experience and has worked specifically within the façade industry for eight years.

Tim James, Aliva Project Manager (London and South East)

With a background in architectural and technical specification and a passion for building elevation design, Tim will help strengthen Aliva’s portfolio throughout southern England, generating new business and developing existing customer relationships.

Tim will work alongside Aliva UK’s project managers Phil Dempsey, Jon Walton and Chris Lawrence.

Project Manager Tim James and Sales and Business Development Director Ken Hardy join as Aliva’s latest hires

James Ormerod, Managing Director for Aliva UK, said:

“I am very pleased to welcome Ken and Tim to the Aliva UK family. They both bring valuable experience to the business at a time when are we continuing to build a pipeline of major new projects, and they will help to extend our offer across the country.

“As we continue to strengthen the team, we are also looking to recruit a technical manager for EWI systems based in the North of England. With our experience in delivering high end architectural products, it is crucial we continue to grow our workforce to support our customers.”

Backed by six decades of Italian flair from its parent company, Aliva UK offers architectural expertise to add verve to building developments across the country, with its design and engineering solutions complemented by a complete façade suite of specialist products.