He will succeed Andrew Robb (59) in this role.
Iain joined Pilkington in 1993 as Group Financial Controller. In 1995 he was appointed Head of Group Finance and in 1998 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer for Building Products Worldwide. Prior to joining Pilkington, Iain held a number of finance and operational positions at ICI where he worked for 23 years.
Andrew will remain an executive director of the Group with responsibility for its major partners and affiliates worldwide and supporting the Chief Executive in the Group's growth initiatives. In addition, he will retain his current responsibilities for the corporate services of Supply Management, Information Systems, Legal, Company Secretariat and Corporate Affairs.