Polypipe Surestop Appoints New Managing Director

Thursday 27th July 2017

Polypipe Surestop, the leading manufacturer of innovative leak defence stopcocks, are pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Earnshaw as their new Managing Director.


Mark Earnshaw brings with him a wealth of managerial and leadership experience, having worked within Polypipe for a number of years; with his most recent position being Business Development Director at Polypipe Building Products.


Taking on full responsibility for the development of the Surestop business, Mark will play a crucial role in strategically growing Surestop within the building & construction industry.


Commenting on the appointment, Noel O’Donnell, Surestop Sales Director, said “The appointment of Mark is brilliant news for Surestop. Mark has substantial knowledge and understanding of the industry and will be a great asset to the company in leading and growing Surestop within the social housing, new build, merchant and installer sectors.”                      


When asked to comment on his recent position, Mark Earnshaw added, “I am thrilled to be joining Surestop at a crucial time of its development, where we look forward to seeing exciting, new products and marketing initiatives on the horizon. I am pleased to be working with a very strong team at Surestop and honoured that I can help lead them into the next stage of our businesses expansion.”


Surestop is a unique, market leading and innovative stopcock range, focused around protecting properties from the risk of water damage. With a simple flick of a switch, Surestop will instantly stop the mains water supply – without the use of electrics or batteries.


Quick to install and much easier to use over traditional brass stopcocks, Surestop models feature a simple remote switch version for those difficult to reach places, a standalone stopcock with a ‘lockdown’ button, for where the pipework is easily accessible and a MDPE model, for use between the external and internal pipe. Surestop is WRAS approved and UK manufactured. To date there are nearly 1 million homes nationwide which are protected by Surestop, providing peace of mind for the specifier, developer, installer and home owner alike.


Surestop are part of Polypipe, the UK’s largest and most trusted plastic piping systems manufacturer, where quality, support and innovation are of the upmost importance.


For further information on the Polypipe Surestop products, please go to www.polypipe.com/surestop or call 08456 431800.

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