Tyman management committee

The Tyman Management Committee (“TMC”) comprises the senior executive management of the Group.

The TMC consists of the senior executive management of the Group and meets on a weekly basis to discuss a standing agenda, which covers health and safety, sales and orders, input cost movements, business wins and losses, and capital expenditure plans along with any other relevant business. 

The members of the TMC also sit on the Group’s Risk Management Committee, which reports to the Board through the Audit Committee on risk and associated strategies adopted by the divisions to mitigate or eliminate identified risks.

Louis Eperjesi

Louis Eperjesi

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Eperjesi has an extensive and successful track record in the building materials and manufacturing sectors, most recently at Kingspan Group plc, the international building products business, where he was an executive director on the main board and divisional managing director of Kingspan Insulated Panels, the group’s largest division. Prior to joining Kingspan, Mr Eperjesi held a range of senior management positions at subsidiaries of Baxi Group plc, Lafarge SA, Redland plc and Caradon plc.

James Brotherton

James Brotherton

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Brotherton joined Tyman as Head of Corporate Development in 2004. He was previously a director in the investment banking division of Citigroup, having also worked for HSBC and Ernst & Young. He is a Chartered Accountant.

Kevin O’Connell

Kevin O’Connell

Group Financial Controller and Treasurer

Mr O’Connell joined Tyman as Group Financial Controller in February 2008. Prior to this, he worked at Datamonitor plc from July 2005 as group financial controller and company secretary. He has many years’ experience working in a plc head office environment. He is a Chartered Accountant, having trained with PwC.

Jeff Graby

Jeff Graby

President and Chief Executive Officer – AmesburyTruth

Mr Graby was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of AmesburyTruth in January 2014, following the acquisition and integration of Truth Hardware with Amesbury. He was appointed president and chief executive officer of Truth Hardware in April 2012. Before joining Truth Hardware, Mr Graby was president of FES Systems (a company owned by GEA Group AG) and president/COO of RAM Industries LLC (a company owned by Schneider Electric).

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer – AmesburyTruth

Mr Johnson was appointed Chief Financial Officer of AmesburyTruth in January 2015. He was recently treasurer and vice president of investor relations for NYSE-traded Deluxe Corp. Mr Johnson has extensive CFO and controller experience, and began his career at KPMG. He is a Certified Public Accountant and earned his MBA from London Business School.

Darren Waters

Darren Waters

Chief Executive Officer – ERA

Mr Waters joined ERA in March 2012. Mr Waters has a strong background in the building products sector. Having graduated in chemistry from the University of Nottingham, he spent the early part of his career with Mobil Oil Corporation before moving on to senior management positions with RMC Group and Tarmac. As Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for developing the Group’s brands within the UK and Irish markets.

Mark Turner

Mark Turner

Chief Financial Officer – ERA

Mr Turner joined ERA in 2014. A graduate of the University of Leicester and a qualified Chartered Accountant, he has experience in finance director and general management roles in subsidiaries of Caparo and Associated British Foods. He was previously finance director at SPS Technologies Ltd in Leicester.

Peter Santo

Peter Santo

Chief Executive Officer – SchlegelGiesse

Mr Santo joined the Group in January 2012 as Chief Executive Officer of SchlegelGiesse. Previous roles include senior management positions with Pilkington plc, BP Chemicals, Sentrachem Ltd (South Africa) and Kingspan Group. Mr Santo has a Master’s degree in chemical engineering.

Mark Horobin

Mark Horobin

Chief Financial Officer – SchlegelGiesse

Mr Horobin joined SchlegelGiesse in April 2017. Mr Horobin was most recently vice president finance for Total Safety, a leading global provider of safety services and equipment, based in Dubai. Prior to that he held several finance director positions for SPX. He is a Chartered Accountant, having trained with KPMG.