Douglas Watson

  • Douglas Watson, Flowcrete Africa's Commercial Director

Flowcrete Africa Appoints New Commercial Director

05 Mar 2018

  • Douglas Watson appointed as Flowcrete Africa's new Commercial Director.
  • Mr Watson brings over 15 years of finance and operations experience to the role.
  • Key responsibilities include overseeing operations and identifying acquisition possibilities.

The resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Africa appointed Douglas Watson as its new Commercial Director on February 1st 2018.

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mr Watson will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of Flowcrete Africa’s finances and its international operations as well as playing a critical role in the identification and achievement of potential acquisitions across Africa.

Flowcrete Africa’s Vice President, Craig Blitenthall, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Douglas to Flowcrete Africa and to his new role as our Commercial Director. I know that the insight, enthusiasm and 15 years of finance and operations experience that Douglas is bringing with him to this role are going to prove invaluable as we move the business forward.

“Douglas has come on board at a pivotal time in our history, as Flowcrete Africa is going from strength to strength and we’ve got a lot of exciting plans for growth and development on the horizon!”

Flowcrete Africa’s Commercial Director, Douglas Watson, said: “Joining Flowcrete Africa is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a business that is really making its mark on the African construction industry and which has got an impressive future in its sights.

“I’m looking forward to getting to grips with the business, understanding the people, products and potential and helping Flowcrete Africa to take the next steps on its journey.”

Mr Watson is based at Flowcrete Africa’s headquarters which is located at its manufacturing facility in Durban.


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Notes to Editors

Flowcrete South Africa has offices in Durban and Johannesburg and is one of the four divisions that make up Flowcrete Group Ltd.

Flowcrete Group Ltd. is a world leader in the manufacture of seamless industrial and commercial resin floor, wall and coving solutions as well as other specialist coating technologies. Flowcrete Group Ltd. has international manufacturing facilities in Europe and Africa as well as Central and South East Asia.

Flowcrete supplies world-class seamless flooring solutions to transform environments across the globe including; decorative seamless resins, waterproof car park deck coating systems, seamless resin terrazzo, durable antimicrobial flooring, fast curing systems, corrosion protection and self-levelling underlayments.

Flowcrete's ambitious and dedicated team, led by President Craig Brookes, is inspired by excellence in people, products and service as well as continual innovation and sustainable growth. Flowcrete continues to use its global expertise to introduce environmentally friendly, hygienic and aesthetically attractive floors to create a better and more sustainable world.

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