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Pressmeddelande   •   Jun 21, 2017 13:13 CEST

Icopal and Monier brands united under new BMI management teams in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, UK and Ireland headed by Alfons Horn, newly appointed Regional President BMI Region North.

Herlev, June 13, 2017. After the announcement by Standard Industries in April this year to combine Braas Monier and Icopal under the new name “BMI Group”, the new organisational set-up for the company´s regions has been announced during their management conference in Paris, France, last week.

With immediate effect, Alfons Horn will take over the responsibility as Regional President Region North of the BMI Group covering Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, UK and Ireland. The management teams North reporting directly to Alfons Horn, are already in place and consist of the following BMI country Managing Directors.

  • Flemming Adolfsen, Denmark,
  • Andy Denis, UK and Ireland,
  • Håkan Magnusson, Norway,
  • Harri Vouritsalo, Finland, and
  • Bengt Widstrand, Sweden

In their new roles they are responsible for the pitched and flat roofing business in their respective country, serving the residential and non-residential market alike.

"Based on the outstanding experience of our teams and the strengths of our brands, the combined business will be able to serve our customers better. BMI – bundeling our flat and pitch roof activities in six countries all over Northern Europe - will be launching new services, products and experiences in the roofing segment to support our customers and the contractors in delivering a new roofing experience to the end-user of residential and non-residential roofing solutions.” states Alfons Horn in a first comment.

Alfons Horn looks back on 18 years of experience in the distribution of building materials and was previously Managing Director of the Central region of the Icopal Group.

About the BMI Group BMI Group, a combination of Braas Monier and Icopal, is the largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions throughout Europe. With 152 production facilities and significant operations in Europe, Asia and South Africa the company unites over 165 years of experience. More than 11,000 employees give established brands like Braas, Bramac, Cobert, Coverland, Icopal, Klöber, Monier, Redland, Schiedel, Siplast, Vedag, Villas, Wierer and Wolfin a face to the customer. The Group is headquartered in London and generated revenues of more than EUR 2 billion in 2016.

Contact / questions:

 Jonas Ängerfors

 Communications Manager

 T: +46 73 200 34 78


Om Monier
MONIER är den ledande leverantören av takmaterial i Norden och Baltikum. Med ett brett sortiment av kompletta tak inkluderande takpannor, specialpannor och tillbehör; har Monier allt det som gör taket funktionellt och estetiskt. Monier har ca 300 anställda i Norden och Baltikum och hade år 2014 en omsättning på 101 miljoner Euro. Huvudkontoret finns i Sverige liksom fabriken i Vittinge som tillverkar tegelpannor och fabriken i Jönåker som tillverkar betongpannor. I Sverige finns ca 100 anställda. Våra kända varumärken är bland annat Vittinge, Jönåker och KDN. Monier Norden & Baltikum är en del av Monier. Totalt har företaget aktiviteter i 35 länder. Monier är världsledande producent av lutande takprodukter, taktillbehör och skorstenar. Under 2014 hade Monier 7 300 anställda och försäljning på över 1,211 miljarder Euro.

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