Trio of senior hires and directorial promotion at Aliva UK

L-R: Tony Masters, Rich Dowie, James Ormerod, Tarvinder Katavada and Ben Edmondson

Aliva UK has welcomed three senior hires to its business and promoted a colleague to a director role, following a raft of new business wins that have further solidified the facade specialist’s market leading position.

The trio of new starters bring additional exemplary EWI and rainscreen cladding  expertise to Aliva UK, which specialises in customised solutions alongside a complete facade product suite proposition to deliver on architectural design intent.

Combined, the trio of new team members bring an additional 70 years’ industry experience to Aliva UK.

  • Tarvinder Katavada joins Aliva as National Business Development Manager for EWI, to further grow Aliva’s proposition for the refurbishment and new build markets. Tarvinder has 17 years’ industry experience and a BS (Hons) in Business Management.
  • Tony Masters joins as Specification Manager for the North and Scotland with a remit for specification and project management of EWI and rainscreen cladding systems. Tony has 33 years’ sector experience, including two decades in specification sales and operations.
  • Rich Dowie joins as National Development Manager for Training and Compliance. Rich has 20 years’ sector experience in both the EWI and rainscreen markets. He will be focussing on technical and practical training for EWI and rainscreen systems, using his experience within the installer sector, whilst providing site assistance and a design input to assist clients, installers and main contractors.

In addition, Aliva’s Ben Edmondson has been promoted to Technical Director of EWI Systems, a national role which recognises his unrivalled EWI sector experience and contribution to the business’ growth in this market, both commercial and refurbishment, over the last 11 years.

James Ormerod, Managing Director of Aliva UK, added: “This trio of senior hires marks out the continued growth of Aliva’s market leading position in both the rainscreen cladding and the commercial and refurbishment External Wall Insulation markets. We welcome Tarvinder, Tony and Rich to our team while also congratulating our colleague Ben for a promotion that recognises his sector credentials and his contribution to both our existing and future growth. We’re looking forward to a strong second half of 2024 and to a significant next phase of our commercial story, as we get ready to celebrate our silver business anniversary with 25 years of UK operations in 2025.”